On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 11:35:11 AM UTC+5:30, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen 
> ok still no luck, i've cloned the tree to my local hard disk running 
>> ubuntu in vmplayer on windows. 
>> i see the performance has become worse, now git status it is taking 
>> more than 
>> two minutes. this is a little disappointment. does running from vm has 
>> any drawbacks ? 
> There is an overhead in running on a VM, yes. I would have guessed it was 
> negligible, but I might be wrong. 
> It also depends what partition or filesystem the Git repository is located 
> on. Here's somebody with a similar 
> setup<http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3861829/git-status-slow-on-vmware-guest-but-not-host>and
>  the Git repository in a "shared folder", which is also slow.
> Can you tell us the absolute path of your Git repository on the Ubuntu 
> image, along with the output of running '*mount*' and '*df*'?

git# pwd
git# df .
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdb1             20125340   7230704  11872328  38% /
git# df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdb1             20125340   7230700  11872332  38% /
none                    247388       624    246764   1% /dev
none                    254000       224    253776   1% /dev/shm
none                    254000       104    253896   1% /var/run
none                    254000         0    254000   0% /var/lock
.host:/              244196348 233827328  10369020  96% /mnt/hgfs
git# mount
/dev/sdb1 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro,commit=0)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
none on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
none on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
none on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc 
.host:/ on /mnt/hgfs type vmhgfs (rw,ttl=1)
none on /proc/fs/vmblock/mountPoint type vmblock (rw)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/sinbad/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon 

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