[Bug 134856] Re: Harddisk to slow on HP 6715s

Łukasz Góralczyk lukasz.goralczyk at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 09:43:28 UTC 2008

After upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 I encountered the same problem -
slow disk access, it takes long for applications to start. Passing
"nohz=off" option to the kernel fixes the problem (I didn't tried other

More info on my hardware: Benq P52 notebook, amd64 turion x2 tl-52, 2 GB
RAM, Seagate 320 GB HD, ATI based mainboard (SB400), ATI X1600 graphics

uname -a:
Linux sagittarius 2.6.27-4-generic #1 SMP Mon Sep 22 04:40:15 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10

Harddisk to slow on HP 6715s
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