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Bug#870628: Please warn about slow starts on USB

On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 05:18:58PM +0200, Jean-Michel Vourgère wrote:
>Package: installation-guide-amd64
>Severity: normal
>I recently installed form scratch a Stretch to an old computer using an USB
>The "boot menu" show and I hit enter for "Graphical Install". And then I
>though it crashed. Twice. The keys don't make the menu move. Caps lock key
>doesn't work.
>It actually took 2'10" to show next menu "Select a language".
>I believe section "5.1.1 Booting from USB Memory Stick" should warn
>about possible big delays.

This is really not normal. What system are you running (walking?) on?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
The two hard things in computing:
 * naming things
 * cache invalidation
 * off-by-one errors                  -- Stig Sandbeck Mathisen

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