View Full Version : [ubuntu] dual boot xp and 9.10

January 5th, 2010, 03:58 AM
Hello all:

I'm a newb and appreciate your help.

I recently installed XP Pro and 9.10 on my hard drive, and I'm experiencing a very long wait time my computer to start up. It takes about a minute or two to get to a screen where it says 'GRUB Loading', and another minute to get to the selection screen.

When I select Ubuntu it also takes about two minutes to boot, when I select XP it takes the same time as if I just started the computer. Is there a way to make this faster?

Thanks a lot.


January 5th, 2010, 10:03 PM
If you have multiple drives this could be part of your problem:
Slow boot, multi drives, known issue, move boot to same drive & adjust BIOS
sudo dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc

You can also look in your log files to see if some process has issues.
/system/administration/log file viewer look in all logs but particularly kern.log