Gnome startup awfully slow (7.3, gnome2.30)

Ewald Jenisch a at
Thu Jun 10 11:47:51 UTC 2010


On my system (FreeBSD 7.3 AMD64, system & kernel current as per today)
it takes awully long to start up gnome (2.30) - "awfully long" meaning
2-3 minutes (this is on a Intel quadcore-CPU with 4GB RAM!)

In my /etc/rc.conf I've got


I've already ruled out the usual suspect being a missing/wrong entry
in /etc/hosts (; my
hostname ist resolvable including reverse-resolution, plus I've got
the entries in my /etc/hosts.

Is there any way to speed up gnome startup - or at least a pointer as
to where I can start looking for the cause of the problem?

Thanks in advance for any clue,

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