KDE startup slow
tdv94ped at cs.umu.se
Tue Apr 15 05:47:12 PDT 2003
On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Yonatan Bokovza wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Paul Everlund [mailto:tdv94ped at cs.umu.se]
> > Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 15:20
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: KDE startup slow
> > Hi all!
> > After I got ADSL for my FreeBSD box the startup of KDE takes
> > very long time. It "stops" at Initializing System Services,
> > then after a while the splash screen disappears, and after
> > some more waiting (about two minutes) the Desktop appears.
> > It almost looks like a DNS query timeout, but I'm not sure,
> > as I really do not know what Initializing System Services
> > actually do. Do anyone know?
> Please open another terminal and use tcpdump to sniff your
> local interface (lo0).
> Do you see packets to port 111 ?
I could of some reason not see any packets to 111 on lo0 with tcpdump.
After trying tcpdump I came up with another approach: I did set ipfw
to log on lo0, on port 111, and then I saw there were packets going
After setting ipfw to deny port 111 on lo0 KDE did start up fine
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