[erlang-questions] erl REALLY slow to startup

Jani Launonen <>
Tue Nov 27 12:16:19 CET 2007


Hello,

Andrew Arrow kirjoitti 27.11.2007 kello 7.21:

>
> "S.M.A.R.T. status verified.
> This disk seems to be working correctly"

It didn't stop my system (Mac Mini Core Duo @1.66GHz) having badly  
corrupted disk. If you have Disk Warrior 4 (or similar), I'd suggest  
to check the disk properly. I lost my system as I believed to  
S.M.A.R.T. that everything was ok... :(  I hope that would not be the  
case for you.

Jani L


>
> On Nov 26, 2007 8:58 PM, Lev Walkin <> wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> --
>> vlm
>>
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