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SubjectRe: [2.5.53] So sloowwwww......
Mount a tmpfs drive and try building the kernel there to rule out scsi 
or disc issues. (You've got .5Gb I think? Might not want to run kde as
well; just build from a console)

But I think your ACPI guess is probably not far wrong.

Paul Rolland wrote:
> Hello,
>>Ouch; that is slow. What partition type are you building from ?
> This is an ext3 partition, and a SCSI disk :
> 4 [18:10] rol@donald:/kernels> df .
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda1 10320888 753828 9042724 8% /kernels
> Do you think I should try on some other ?
> The problem is that the system is *globally* slow, and compiling
> the kernel is just a way to prove it. Starting KDE has become a real
> pain (so slow screen detects no more video and enter Energy Saving
> mode before reactivating and switching to Graphic mode).
> Regards,
> Paul

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