9.1-RELEASE slow boot

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Jun 7 21:04:26 UTC 2013

On Fri, 7 Jun 2013 19:38:34 +0200, Fernando Apesteguía wrote:
> Since I updated to 9.1-RELEASE my boot process seems to stall for a
> while. Booting in verbose mode shows messages like these ones:
> Opening device da0 -> 6 (repeated like 30 times or so)
> Opening device da1 -> 6 (repeated like 30 times or so)
> Opening device da2 -> 6 (repeated like 30 times or so)
> Opening device da3 -> 6 (repeated like 30 times or so)
> Those devices correspond to my internal SD card reader that doesn't
> work on FreeBSD anyway. This seems some kind of probing right? I don't
> want to wait for those devices. What can I do to speed up booting? I
> didn't change my system settings either. Did anything related change
> in the kernel about probing these type of devices?

For comparable reasons in the past, I added the following
setting to my kernel configuration:

	options SCSI_DELAY=100

The default value is 5000. It's the delay in milliseconds
for the SCSI probe.

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