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Re: Slow writes to disk

>>It seemed to bet better at first, but maybe it was just an impression.
>>In any case, now it's definitely very slow.  Digging more into it,
>>I found out that part of the problem seems to be very slow writes to
>>the disk.  I can reproduce tests where `dd`ing a 40MB file proceeds at
>>the ridiculous speed of about 500KB/s (tho sometimes the speed is much
> Using what command line?

Various, tried from/to different partitions, with different
block sizes.  First saw this same issue while `strace`ing "aptitude
update", and also reproduced it with `cp`.