Friday, July 30, 2010

Clarification on the sluggishness of the silent install

A few posts ago I mentioned that the silent install was very slow.

Still had this on my to-blog list, so here is the clarification.

It turned out that somebody had the idea that we needed some kind of virus protection on the Linux boxes. Each time something was written to the disk the virus protection kicked in. Imagine what this is doing to your installation performance :-(

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