Re: Gnome2 hangs for 30 secs in startup.
On Mon, 2002-10-07 at 09:56, Christian Marillat wrote:
> David Megginson <email@example.com> writes:
> > Christian Marillat writes:
> > > This is already the case. See /usr/bin/gnome-wm
> > That, in fact, turns out to be the problem. No amount of messing with
> > gconf keys or setting of environment variables fixed the delay for me
> > (although it was closer to 10 seconds than 30). Simply renaming
> > /usr/bin/gnome-wm
> > to
> > /usr/bin/gnome-wm.SAFE
> > did the trick; now metacity starts instantly, without the delay. On a
> > quick inspection, I cannot see what in the shell script was causing
> > the problem.
> Can you do some more tests ?
For what it's worth, I've been experiencing the same delay, but only
when using a remote display - perhaps this is a clue.
During the delay there is no network activity and no noticable CPU load
on the server.
Jason D. Hildebrand