[CentOS] 5.3 on an EeePC??

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 12:32:00 UTC 2009

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> 	Given that limitation, speed of boot becomes a major criterion. 
>> F10 (and also, believe it or not, Pupeee) took *over* ten minutes -- yes, 
>> real sixty-second minutes; it's not a typo -- just to boot. And then had 
>> to find wifi.
> WHAT!!!!!!???????
> I just booted mine for the morning, and it was on the login GUI in 50 
> Once I entered my password it was connected to the network in under 30 
> SECONDS (and I use WPA-PSK).
> You have install/setup problems. What services are you running? There 
> may be a number of services that are waiting on the network to come up 
> to check something and are waiting for timeouts, missing that the link 
> is down so don't bother to try (ntp does it right, for example).

Now that you mention it, it does sound like sendmail/samba, etc., 
waiting for DNS on a disconnected network.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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