Karmic on the Mini 9

Ron Swift rswift at swiftstaffing.com
Wed Nov 11 13:50:36 GMT 2009

I upgraded to 9.10 remix on my Mini 9 and my boot times are comparable 
to 9.04 remix. I have not encountered any problems and the system seems 
to be running faster in 9.10 remix. Also, I like the redesigned remix 
interface in 9.10.

Nate wrote:
> Greetings all!
> For those of you with Dell Mini's who have upgraded to Karmic (and anyone
> else who wants to comment on your experiences), how is your boot time?  Mine
> is terrible (I've managed to improve it from ~160 to ~135 seconds).  I've
> actually been dual booting Moblin 2.1 which boots in about 4 seconds (it's
> really nice, but not as capable as Ubuntu - a nice "instant on" option for
> web surfing).
> I'm also having an issue were the system completely fails to boot, and I
> need to hold down the power button and try again.  That happens about 1/4
> attempts to boot.
> Is it just me?
> Once Karmic boots, it's great (with the exception of this bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-panel/+bug/426185).
> Nate

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