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SubjectRe: Long `rm` times.
On Fri, 21 May 1999, Marc Heckmann wrote:

> On Wed, 19 May 1999, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> >
> > With version 2.2.6, I do not have long file remove times. If some
> > are having such a problem, it might have to do with their disk drives
> > and/or drivers. I have some SCSI disks and a BusLogic controller.
> >
> Hi,
> I have a Sun Ultra/10 here (IDE drive) running RH-6.0 2.2.5 and an
> rm on a large file takes a _really_ long time to return and other I/O's on
> the disk don't return till the rm is done either (or at least till after
> a really long time). So maybe it's an IDE only problem. I have a PC with
> SCSI (BusLogic) and IDE at home, I'll try it here tonight.
> Marc

I have heard about the problem a lot, however, with my SCSI controller
I don't have such a problem so I thought I would report it as another

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.2.6 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.

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