[erlang-questions] erl REALLY slow to startup
Tue Nov 27 05:58:21 CET 2007
Andrew Arrow wrote:
> I've been typing erl at the prompt and waiting about 20 seconds before
> I get into the Erlang shell on my MacBook 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
> machine. I thought this was normal because it's the only place I have
> ever used Erlang. But today I tried it from a MacBook Pro 2.85 GHz
> Intel Core 2 Duo machine and it started up immediately! Is there
> anything I can do to get it to work like that on the MacBook?
You might have a failing hard drive. Check the SMART status using Onyx.
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