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Re: Display/PC freeze during SVN Update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 10:40:27 -0400

On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 10:12, Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com> wrote:
> On Friday 05 November 2010, Gert wrote:
>> During the update of the local working files, the display, mouse and
>> windows freeze. Is this a normal behavior?
> No it's not, apart from perhaps for the TSVN window. Can you open the task
> manager (press Control-Shift-Escape) and take a look at the CPU and memory
> usage? Also, is the repository local or on the net somewhere? Can you try to
> switch that and check for differences? I'm asking this because typically a
> single application can't freeze the system, but an application may consume
> large amounts of CPU and memory, which are then taken away from other
> applications. Further, a non-optimal driver (e.g. network or harddisk) with a
> high IO load could keep the computer busy waiting, too.

Another common scenario is a poorly-behaved AV on-access scanner
coupled with a lower-performance hard drive (like those found in many
laptops). I had a lot of trouble with this until I upgraded to a
system w/ a 7200 RPM drive.


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