Plasma death

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Wed May 27 20:09:50 BST 2009


marc wrote:
> D. R. Evans said:
> 
>> PS Another thing that helps is NOT to use KDE for mass copying of files.
>> The always-irritating notification thingy is rewritten a bunch of times
>> during such a copy, and is almost guaranteed to precipitate this bug.
> 
> I hit this yesterday evening oddly enough. Copying a git repo from ~/ to /
> opt was taking forever. I soon figured out that even though the 
> Shuttleworth-system was minimized, it was still inducing tens of 
> thousands of interrupts. 
> 
> A quick mv, and the operation was done in a minute. kde had tried for 
> over half an hour and hadn't got very far.
> 
> Nobody mention Vista at this point, btw :-)
> 
Although this "not mentionable" system copies way quicker than XP did.

Nevertheless the commandline is thousands of times quicker and robocopy 
does a very good job, both on XP and on "not mentionable".




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