[erlang-questions] erl REALLY slow to startup

Andrew Arrow oneone@REDACTED
Tue Nov 27 06:21:38 CET 2007

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

On Nov 26, 2007 8:58 PM, Lev Walkin <vlm@REDACTED> 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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