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Old 01-09-2008, 02:56 AM   #1
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Unhappy Logging in/off too slow in Fedora 8 on Toshiba P4 laptop

Hello, I am facing real problem with my laptop Toshiba Satellite which has a P4/2.56 GHz processor and 256 Mb RAM. I installed Fedora 8 recently, installation went on smooth. But when I tried to login it is taking around twenty odd minutes to do that. Same is that when I log out. I closed all unwanted processes, but story is still the same. I am confused so as to what to do. It has dual boot mode and windows xp works very fine with it.
Please help me.

Old 01-09-2008, 07:50 PM   #2
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At what point does it stall? Go through the log files, are there any timeout messages? Is your machine on a network, is it a DHCP one?
Old 01-10-2008, 01:36 AM   #3
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Have you checked your logs?
Try running top and check if you can see anything chewing up alot of resources.
Does this happen for all users? root?
How about when booting to command line single user mode? (ie non GUI)
Old 01-15-2008, 03:18 AM   #4
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Smile problem solved

dear friends, thank you for your response, i tried going through logs but it was too formidable for me. last night i sat and reinstalled the system and to my surprise it works well now ! god knows what was the problem, but fortunately it is resolved now. i thank once again for your suggestions.
best wishes,


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