When dpkg install a package, when popularity-contest work, when I copy a file on Hard Disk, I can't use my computer, all interfaces are freeze

Stéphane Klein stephane at harobed.org
Tue Sep 20 13:27:04 UTC 2011

Le 20/09/2011 15:13, Alan Pope a écrit :
> On 20 September 2011 14:07, Stéphane Klein<stephane at harobed.org>  wrote:
>> When dpkg install a package, when poplarity-contest is executed I can do
>> nothing, worse sometime I can move the mouse cursor !
>> I use Ubuntu 11.04 on MacBook3,1 (120Go at 5400 rpm).
>> What can I do to fix this issue ?
> This article may help, although I have not seen the issue and not
> tried what it suggests, the comments look hopeful:-
> http://techtitbits.com/2010/04/get-rid-of-freeze-ups-during-disk-io-activity-in-ubuntu/

Not success for me.

When I copy a big file, my system is always unusable same with

echo "deadline" | sudo tee /sys/block/sda/queue/scheduler

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