[plug] Ubuntu woes

Arie Hol arie99 at ozemail.com.au
Thu Jun 19 23:59:25 WST 2008

On 19 Jun 2008 at 23:04, Steve Baker wrote:

> Martin Barry wrote:
> > $quoted_author = "Steve Baker" ;
> >   
> >> I would think that the really slow boot (took nearly 20mins tonight
> >> when  I restarted with upgraded kernel) is a key symptom.
> >>     
> >
> > It may be a dumb question, but surely you noticed what took an
> > inordinately long time to complete during the boot process
> Not a dumb question, but no, I did not really notice.  The orange bar
> swings back and forth (very very slowly), then stops for a bit, moves a
> bit, etc.  Perhaps a switch to VT6 might give some info, I might try 
> next time I restart.
> Interestingly, checking output from kern.log, syslog and messages after
> boot all show a total of about 6 minutes from boot to the last message; 
> must be taking all that time to load up the kernel / initrd from the 
> device.  Surely not?
> I'll run a full memtest86 and see if that identifies any issues with 
> RAM.

Are there any issues with networking related to this problem ??

Is the system using IPv6 ??

If so, does it make any difference if you disable IPv6

Regards Arie
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