Also... Renice if you can.

On 6/12/08, Lorenzo Fernando Bivens de la Fuente
wrote:
> Thoughts:
> + Running Plan 9 on qemu is slow (when doing disk access) (the
> ethernal DMA wiwi bla bla bla)
> + qcow2 is quality challenged, but I think that the standard plan9.img
> ain't qcow2
> +kqemu has worked for me very well... but I have not benchmarked it.
> + Unpacking 100 MiB sounds like a lot of I/O... Ergo a lot of "disk"
> ergo a lot of no-dma bottleneck
>
> Good luck
>
>
> On 6/12/08, Pietro Gagliardi wrote:
> > On Jun 12, 2008, at 9:54 PM, Venkatesh Srinivas wrote:
> >
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I currently use Plan 9 in qemu 0.9.1; whenever I try to do anything I/O
> > > demanding such as unpacking a ~100MB tarball, qemu locks up and refuses
> > > further connections (via vnc, or gdb for example). I am using fossil
> > > alone. This behavior occurs whether kqemu is enabled or not, though it
> > > happens a lot faster w/o kqemu.
> > >
> > > Has anyone else noticed anything like this? Any thoughts about running
> > > Plan 9 in qemu?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > --vs
> > >
> > >

> >
> > Compressed disc image (qcow2)? That's what screwed up my fossil+venti.
> >
> >
> >

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