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Currently my Ubuntu takes quite a bit to boot ~1min. Windows is about the same, even faster I think.

I installed bootchart and ran it but not sure what to make of the results. Can someone take a quick look and suggest what could speed up my laptop's boot time?

EDIT: I Also have latest dmesg file here:

Image also updated after deleting all *.pack files

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closed as too localized by Bruno Pereira Apr 15 '12 at 9:39

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Is it possible you could make this available to download so that I can better diagnose it. – scouser73 Jun 11 '11 at 18:21
@scouser73 Sorry, do you mean the image? You can just right click > save image. – Brock Dute Jun 11 '11 at 18:40
Can you try to find the right /var/log/dmesg file for that bootchart (add it to your question using One thing: ureadahead isn't running. Delete all *.pack files in var/lib/ureadahead, reboot, wait a minute, reboot making a bootchart and check it. But looking at the ntfs-3g thingy, that doesn't seem to be the only problem here. – htorque Jun 11 '11 at 19:52
What filesystem is your root fs? ureadahead only works with ext[234], so if you are using something else, that would explain it. – psusi Jun 11 '11 at 20:26
@htorque Wow, following your suggestion just shaved off 20s of boot time and looks like ureadahead ran! Are you suggesting that there's an issue with ntfs-3g? I need to be able to access an NTFS partition (that's where I store all files so it's "shared" with Windows, that's why I have it there.) – Brock Dute Jun 11 '11 at 20:33

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