I decided to wipe my SSD with a secure erase before installing Arch Linux, since the Arch wiki said that it would improve performance. I followed the instructions listed on the wiki, but now when I ...
From time to time crontab -e fails on me on a Ubuntu box. It is the same for all users including the root and crontab -eu <user> under the root. Goes like this on a regular basis, a success here ...
is there any way to see the disk I/O per pid/process ? Monitorix shows me the following and correct me if I´m wrong, but it looks like that the harddrive is slowing down the whole system: UPDATE #1 ...
Given the option: [ ] Detailed CPU time (System/IO-Wait/Hard-IRQ/Soft-IRQ/Steal/Guest) In htop (Version 1.0.1) what are the meanings of the colours? In the following image, I'm seeing rather a lot ...
Apologies if this is off topic - it concerns the relative efficiencies of running I/O-heavy Perl/Java scripts in parallel on a Ubuntu system. I have written two simple versions of a file copy script ...
If I have a laptop, and I want to install an Ubuntu 11.04 on it, but disk performance would be an important thing, then how could I test the real differences between: - not using encryption - ...