Gnome slow at start up

Mel fbsd.questions at
Thu Dec 4 20:58:08 PST 2008

On Thursday 04 December 2008 19:51:32 Fernando Apesteguía wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running FreeBSD 7.1-BETA 2 and I have some problems with Gnome at start
> up.
> When I type startx, I get the gnome desktop and the nice border-less
> window in which I can see components loading. However, after the
> gnome-panel icon, it seems to stall.
> some time later (around a minute or two) nautilus seems to run and I
> get all the icons at my desktop.
> I have
> dbus_enable="YES"
> hald_enable="YES"
> in my rc.conf and I can see, both are running.
> I have the entries suggested in
> added to my /etc/hosts
> and I can verify with ping that I don't have any problems with name
> resolution.
> I also have both net.inet.tcp.backhole and net.inet.udp.blackhole set to 0.
> What's the problem? How can I see which process is stalled during start up?

Does this help?


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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