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
Fri Sep 23 08:25:00 UTC 2011

Le 20/09/2011 17:18, NoOp a écrit :
> On 09/20/2011 06:30 AM, Stéphane Klein wrote:
>> Le 20/09/2011 15:07, Stéphane Klein a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> I've write to you because when my system have many access to Hard Disk,
>>> I can't use my computer.
>>> 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 ?
>> I think it is always the same bug since 4 years ! :(
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/131094
> More likely this one:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/popularity-contest/+bug/493852
> [popularity-contest will stat() every file installed file or ~80k files
> on my system which grinds things to a halt ]
> Why not just turn it off?
> System|Administration|Synaptic...|Settings|Repositories|Statistics|untick 'Submit
> statistical information'.

Ok, I did that but my first issue isn't fixed : when I have many IO 
access, my system freeze.

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