On Nov 14, 2007 9:15 AM, Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries / acm.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 09:36:46 -0500, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky"
> <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>
> >My experience on Windows laptops (even more anecdotal than yours) is
> >that the hard drive is usually the bottleneck. And check your power
> >control settings -- you might be running with 1/3 processor speed, with
> >the hard drive spinning up and down between web hits, or other bizarre
> >notions geared to battery conservation modes even when you're plugged
> >into the wall.
> >
> >But on my laptop, even though I run with everything at maximum speed
> >when plugged in, the hard drive is still beastly slow in Windows, so
> >it's usually booted into Linux. :)
>
> The system runs quite well EXCEPT for rails, which takes upwards of 30
> seconds to do "rails -h". Nothing makes me think I have a general
> performance problem.
>

Does it happen running irb, or other normal ruby scripts, or is it
strictly related to rails?

>
> Thanks,
>
> Ron Jeffries
> www.XProgramming.com
>
>



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