[PlanetCCRMA] slowing down?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Jan 10 04:20:03 2004

On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 03:04:48AM -0800, Oded Ben-Tal wrote:
> I'm experienceing a curious slowing down occasionally. I think it happenes 
> when I have problems with the ethernet connection (ADSL at home; not very 
> reliable) but I'm not entirely sure. My machine slows down to an 
> unworkable crawl - it sometimes take is over 15 min. to boot, I have to 
> wait 1-2 minutes to launch a terminal etc. 
> Any ideas how to track the problem? 
> Oh - I'm running RH9, planet-ccrma kernel 2-23-something-or-another.

I had some similar symptoms when using ACPI or APIC (I forget which), try
adding "acpi=off noapic" to the kernel line in grub.conf.

- Steve