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3642 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 14, 2009 10:52 AM by michaelgc
Currently Being ModeratedSep 27, 2009 7:03 AM (in response to michaelgc)HI,
Delete this file.
~/Library/Preferences. Move that file to the Trash and restart your Mac.
Also, check for available disk space.
Right or control click the MacintoshHD icon. Click Get Info. In the Get Info window you will see Capacity and Available. Make sure you always have a minimum of 10% to 15% free disk space at all times.
CarolynIntel iMac 2.66, Mac OS X (10.6), iPhone 3GS PBookG4 iBookG4 Intuos Tablet Epson Olympus Airport iPods JBL
Currently Being ModeratedNov 14, 2009 5:42 AM (in response to Carolyn Samit)Deleting the preferences worked for a short while, but the problem has returned and the Terminal takes roughly 10 seconds to give a prompt, even when it's the only app running. Plenty of disk space - 47 gb.
This behaviour has only started since Snow Leopard.MBP 2.5 iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 14, 2009 10:44 AM (in response to michaelgc)I fixed this by deleting the (32M or so) logfiles in /private/var/log/asl/
I would recommend backing the logs up first just in case you need to refer to them.
After deleting the files in this directory I found the terminal prompt showed up instantly.BlackOps Hackintosh, Core2 Quad 3.2GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.2), 4gb ram, Zalman 1000W PSU, 4TB storage