[arch-general] What causes the 3-5 sec delay before :: running early hooks (udev)?

Arno Gaboury arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 13:42:20 EDT 2012

On 06/20/2012 07:21 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Guys,
>   After recent updates to 3.4.3 and systemd-tools, etc., I have a new 
> delay on boot. The system just seems to sit for any extra 5 secs or so 
> with a blank screen after switching from grub to start booting. The 
> delay happens before the first line:
> :: running early hooks (udev)
> is written to the screen. Does anybody know what is causing this? 
> initramfs decompression? New systemd-tools udev stuff? After updating 
> 3-4 boxes, this delay period is notable. Just curious whether this can 
> be tweaked or eliminated. Thanks for any info.
I can observe same on my box.

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