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Re: [5.0_RC2] long delay in /boot

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:38:29AM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:

> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 03:55:50PM -0500, Andreas Wrede wrote:
> >>On a NetBSD/amd64 5.0_RC2 system, the boot process hangs for 4 min 52  
> >>sec (+- 1 sec) after printing the loaded segment sizes and before  
> >>printing the Copyright line. This is happening in /boot as booting / 
> >>usr/pkg/mdec/memtestplus is also delayed by the same 4 min 52 sec.
> >
> >Try to build a kernel without pckbd. We had some issues on cetrain HP
> >systems with the built-in keyboard emulation being extremely slow,
> >resulting in similar symptoms.
> How is that going to help /boot?

Presumably this is the same problem that affects some Soekris boxes? Or are
they from another vendor?


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