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Re: 70 seconds to load kernel on Thinkpad R50e normal?

On Sun, Aug 14, 2005 at 03:55:53AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> Say, it only takes 5 seconds to load the kernel on my desktop(Duron),
> but 70 seconds on my laptop(Celeron). Both have 256Mb memory.
> That is at boot I see
> Loading 2.6.12-1-686........
> And then it takes 70 whole seconds before the dots end and I see:
> Bios Data Check OK
> or whatever.
> Does that sound normal for a IBM Thinkpad R50e?

If you're using LILO on the laptop, make sure you have specified the
"compact" option in your lilo.conf file.

Eric Cooper             e c c @ c m u . e d u

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