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Re: Slow writes to disk

Stefan Monnier wrote:
> For a while now I noticed that aptitude is very slow on one of my
> machine (Thinkpad T61) running Debian testing.  At first I thought it
> was because its disk (a fairly old 120GB SSD) was suffering from some
> kind of problem, so I replaced it with an almost new 240GB Samsung 840.

  what happens if you change the devices around (switch them)?