...WELL, latest adventures of The Gary in the Dell

Gary Kline kline at tao.thought.org
Wed Nov 28 22:04:04 PST 2007

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 08:10:45PM -0500, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> > 	And this is to all the wizards on-list:  Why does Gnome take
> > 	minutes to load?   Yes, I finally got 6.3-PRERELEASE to boot
> > 	after learning that Dell has problems with its serial ports
> > 	(and Unix).  I did see a few postings about the increased
> > 	delay time to bring up the windowing system, but didn't know it 
> > 	would apply to 6.3 ....
> Since I don't run any windowing system on any of my FBSD boxen, I may be
> way off here, but could this load time be due to DNS timeouts of some sort?
> Many things hang if they can not resolve names, perhaps this could be
> part of the issue?

	Hmm, maybe I should restart my dhcp daemon.  thanks for the idea.


> Steve

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