big initial login delay?

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Tue Sep 27 03:58:46 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 08:21 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I've been noticing long delays when logging in after booting
> to my f16 partition. I just tried an experiment.
> If I boot the system, and login as soon as the KDM prompt
> appears, there is a 20 or 30 second delay between hitting
> return in the login screen and getting the gnome-shell display
> to appear.

I have the same effect!

> If I boot the system then wait 20 or 30 seconds after
> the login prompt to type my password, then there is only
> a 2 or 3 second delay for the gnome-shell to appear.


> Anyone know what is going on between the time it pretends
> I can login and the time a login will actually finish?

I remember that in the early beginnings of F15, there had been a similar
effect, but don't remember the BZ.

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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