-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 On Sun, Jan 07, 2018 at 04:59:44AM -0800, Fabrizio Romano Genovese wrote: > Ok, I dug a bit deeper into this. It doesn't look like a problem of how much > memory I give to VMs. Essentially, my QubesOS boots in two different ways: > > - When QubesOS is happy, it starts in ~1 min (yup, starting up all the VMs > still takes a while). The overall system is very reactive, for instance if I > type qvm-ls I obtain some output straight away. Moreover, if I start a VM the > notification "VM blabla is starting" is displayed immediately. > > - When QubesOS is not happy, it starts in ~3mins. The overall system is very > slow, qvm-ls takes 3-4 seconds to display output, and starting a VM takes up > to 20 seconds. Even the notification "VM blabla is starting" is displayed 4-5 > seconds after the command is issued. Moreover the battery is drained much > much quicker (200% quicker give or take). > > What makes Qubes happy or not happy to start seems to be completely random. I > have a slight suspect that this may depend on booting the laptop while > plugged/unplugged, but I cannot confirm this. > Essentially my Qubes experience atm can be exemplified as follows: "At boot, > throw a coin. If it's heads then it's fine, otherwise it's fubar". Any > suggestion (or report of similar behavior) would be greatly appreciated!
Is it Dell Latitute by a chance? I have very similar problem on such system, regardless of Qubes version: when it is on AC power, performance is normal, but on battery it is significantly slower. Some workaround is to change CPU scaling governor, by executing in dom0: xenpm set-scaling-governor performance - -- Best Regards, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki Invisible Things Lab A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iQEzBAEBCAAdFiEEhrpukzGPukRmQqkK24/THMrX1ywFAlpSuRQACgkQ24/THMrX 1yyUiQgAhD98/UgCgmUIhyu77ShIccLqV0WqE+pPnFmC8uAije3wRztS6JE83ioP /KI0GuCiGMgSDy/zodPkeh9CTG5pRE8K6qvkN6Xp0jBKWdvoV+DUyFw/Fx1ZX/yz UpvMFdmIZCeF6HNndKI4jWTsJS/ypg8H8mZQ4odRtFXUiYaiRt1mbp6zS10cmMpB kl0OQM8z3JBCrVaytYCGHEGvNoDU/fXnd485S35Nu4W00/1f2vIhDvsDPpk/PVa2 AxRC6LnWxxmO1UTEo30m7VJOE8ylezd0ZwwtahMGUUN8NyBWgstJA3UUQL9bVUuE F1kXEZ7iAW9YvxQHPFpm18BAHxfaaA== =r0ng -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/20180108001932.GB12450%40mail-itl. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.