boot time: break of 4 minutes

Derrick Hudson dman at
Fri Oct 14 14:06:37 UTC 2005

On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 03:51:06PM +0200, list.account at wrote:
| hello,
| at boot time the system stays at least for 4 minutes at:
| boot
| Uncompressing Linux.... Ok, booting the kernel
| audit (xxxxxxxxx): initialized
| Starting Ubuntu.....
| then after 4 minutes the next line is:
| ext3: no journal on the filesystem on hda
| after this all goes normal.
| Ubuntu got installed with ext2 on its partition.
| is this a problem?

Define "problem".  :-)  I recommend using ext3 instead of ext2 -- it's
safer that way.  You can easily convert ext2 to ext3 by running
'tune2fs -j /dev/hda1'.

| can i take out a line / step in the boot procedure (and where)?

I don't know about the 4-minute delay, though.


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