Extremely slow boot time and unstable VPN connection

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 10:30:06 UTC 2008

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 3:20 AM, pangel <pangel.neu at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi, I asked two questions on the Ubuntu support forums a week ago and no one
>  seemed able to find what was wrong with my system. So I'm trying here.
>  First problem: Extremely slow boot time
>  "I just completed a fresh install of Ubuntu on my laptop (dual boot with xp)
>  and it takes about 3 minutes to boot past grub (while windows still boots in
>  about 20 seconds)." (bootchart url: http://tinyurl.com/2olop7)

For your first problem, usplash is sucking up buckets of CPU time.
Remove it from your kernel parameters and your boot times will come
down to something sensible.

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