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Vagrant Box response is extremely slow


I have setup and verified that the vagrant/virtualbox combination from the "Installing a Ruby Development Environment" topic is working, but when I try to run very simple commands such as git status while doing the "Build a Todo List Application with Rails 4" topic it takes 5 to 10 seconds just to execute. Anyone else seeing this or have a solution?

I'm on OS X 10.9.


1 Answer

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

To narrow down the issue, if it's on the VM side or on the host side, run the following in the VM.

1 - Get the current cpu load of the VM


2 - Get current free memory

free -m

3 - Get execution time of git status in the VM

time git status