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Gedcom census slow

Post by mezentia » 30 May 2009 09:47

I've recently put all my data onto an external 1Tb hard drive, configured as Raid 1 so if a disk goes down I've still got a backup, and that's connected to my PC on a 100mb network connection.

When I click on Save in Gedcom census, it can take 5 - 8 minutes for Gedcom Census to save my file, it not longer.  I do have nearly 8000 indivuidual records, and I've made extensive use of GC to replace Resident records with GC entries, but as I've still a large number to do, it's going to take a long time at this pace.

So, two questions. Can GC be speeded up, and if so, how?

Can GC have a progress bar so that I can at least see how it's doing? At present, the window title just says Not Responding.

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Gedcom census slow

Post by RalfofAmber » 30 May 2009 15:12

How long does it take to open the gedcom file in notepad then save it back? It may be your configuration causing problems. Which RAID configuration did you use?

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Post by RalfofAmber » 30 May 2009 15:13

PS - I just re-read your post, RAID 1 can be slow if it is software (which may mean all data is written twice rather than with a more expensive controller) - what RAID device do you use?

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Gedcom census slow

Post by NickWalker » 01 Jun 2009 18:43

I've contacted David via email with a possible solution to this.

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