8 Replies Latest reply: Sep 23, 2009 12:56 PM by FrustratedUserJam
aknelson Level 1 (0 points)
After installing Snow Leopard my boot time increased from 30-35 seconds to 45-50 seconds. I booted up in verbose mode and it hangs on "Waiting for DSMOS..." for about 10 seconds every boot.

I did a bit of research and here's what I've done so far to try and fix it:

1) Rebulid disk permissions

2) Send /Library/Caches to the trash, reboot, empty trash, reboot and reset PRAM (tried this by both methods: cmdalt+pr boot and removing the power and battery and holding down the power button for 5 seconds)

3) Flushed the kext cache via "sudo kextcache -v 1 -t -l -m /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup/Extensions.mkext /System/Library/Extensions"

So what should I try next? There's got to be a way to fix this. I think number 3) is on the right track, but I'm not sure where to go with there. I'm a beginner with UNIX, but willing to learn.

Late-2008 MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6)