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Subject: RE: Slow booting ioc
From: Steve Lewis <lewis@csg.lbl.gov>
To: anj@aps.anl.gov, johill@lanl.gov
Cc: rinehart@aps.anl.gov, mrk@aps.anl.gov, tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1999 13:44:55 -0800 (PST)
> > In this circumstance though the long delay seems to be on access to
> > every file, and I thought the symptoms Jeff described only occurred once
> > at startup (I may be mistaken though).
> > 
> 
> Typically I see these delays only once during the boot, but sometimes 
(usually) it is the 
> symbol table, and not the first file loaded (the system image) that seems to 
delay the boot
> for an extended period. This delay appears to track with certain models of 
single board computers 
> (SBCs) when other SPCs models boot normally off the same server. I dont claim 
to fully understand
> this behavior. The systems here with this affliction boot reliably, but 
continue to tax our patience.

I see this often (but randomly) when booting an old mv147.
I have also seen it reliably on a mv1603.


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