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Re: FC2: gnome-terminal takes much longer to startup than Mozilla



On Fri, 21 May 2004, Colin Walters wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 07:30, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
> > Hi, I installed Fedora Core 2 on an Athlon 750 with 512MB ram with an
> > Nvidia Vanta II pci video card.
> > 
> > After a fresh boot, I timed the following
> > a) startup of Mozilla from the panel till Release notes was rendered
> > b) startup of gnome-terminal from Fedora Menu->System Tools->Terminal
> >    till bash prompt
> > 
> > The timings for a) and b) on 'cold-start' were 10 and 13 seconds
> > respectively. On a 'warm cache' (ie) start Mozilla/shutdown/start again
> > the timings were 3 and 11 seconds respectively.
> > 
> > My expecation is that gnome-terminal is simpler/smaller than Mozilla and
> > as such should startup much faster
> 
> My suspicion is that you have something crazy in your shell init files
> (e.g. ~/.bashrc).

...or there's something wrong with DNS - all Gnome (and KDE for that 
matter) applications take AGES to start if DNS is failing.

	- Panu -



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