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I have Linux Mint 14 and it was fine, but lately it takes a lot longer to boot.

I have my linux installation on one partition. I had a dual boot first, then I removed windows. So, that freed up 2 more partitions, which I added entries to /etc/fstab to mount them automatically instead of requiring me mounting them manually every time.

Not always, but sometimes a screen shows up during boot that says the /tmp drive is not ready and gives me the options to wait, cancel or manually.

I am not sure why it takes so long to boot now when it used to be fine earlier.

Here is the bootchart - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/521537/laptop-nadia-20130409-1.png. I can see some long delays but I dont think I can understand why or how to fix it. Can anyone help me out?

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2min doesn't seem like that long considering you are running two different database systems and a full desktop environment. –  jordanm Apr 10 '13 at 18:59
    
Well it used to be a lot quicker, probably a minute if not less than that. So, was curious to see why it suddenly increased and if I could do something about it. –  Pavanred Apr 10 '13 at 19:11
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Do you have sendmail in your startup? –  Hola Soy Edu Feliz Navidad Apr 10 '13 at 19:44
    
@Hola Soy Edu Feliz Navidad No, I don't –  Pavanred Apr 10 '13 at 20:06
    
What about NFS mounts? These can take a couple of minutes to time out if not set up correctly. –  Barton Chittenden Apr 11 '13 at 4:41
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