"Keith Pitcher" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I'm doing a net install of 5.1 on an AMD K5 100, 16 megs ram. 2 gig HD, > put 128MB for swap. I know this is basically bare minimum, but it's only > going to be a modem gateway. > > I started this around 2am, it is now bogged down on adding the perl > package. So far it has about 5.5 megs downloaded and it's just creaping. > It's been on this same package for 8 hours and the install is just > creeping on up on the install size. I doubt this is net congestion and > blame it on the slow machine. > > My question is : should it take quite this long? I originally let it run > for 2 hours, thought it was locked up and restarted, see if it would > speed up. But this new install is slowing down at the same spot.
It's probably swapping like mad. It would probably be a lot faster to do a more minimal install on that system, and download the package later as part of configuring the system. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"