Real slow startup...Opened console and found this;

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  1. joshmacbosh macrumors member

    joshmacbosh

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    12/03/2012 20:58:12.656 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:12.656 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:12.656 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 5)
    12/03/2012 20:58:12.656 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 5)
    12/03/2012 20:58:15.659 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:15.659 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:15.659 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 4)
    12/03/2012 20:58:15.659 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 4)
    12/03/2012 20:58:18.663 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:18.663 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:18.663 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 3)
    12/03/2012 20:58:18.663 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 3)
    12/03/2012 20:58:21.666 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:21.666 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:21.666 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 2)
    12/03/2012 20:58:21.666 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 2)
    12/03/2012 20:58:24.670 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:24.670 SecurityAgent: Could not get the user record from OpenDirectory.
    12/03/2012 20:58:24.670 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 1)
    12/03/2012 20:58:24.670 SecurityAgent: Will sleep 3 seconds and try again (retryCount = 1)

    This appears to be the main reason for my slow start up. All i can find on the internet was this https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3722912?start=0&tstart=0 which didn't really help. Someone in there suggested i delete items from the SystemConfiguration file...tried that and then had the "No Hardware Installed" for my wi-fi and had to re-install lion to get it working again.

    Anyone got any other suggestions i could try?
     
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  3. joshmacbosh thread starter macrumors member

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    Do you mean have a created a new user to eradicate the problem or Have i created a new user and since then i've had the problem?
     
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    The first part: Have you created a new user to see if you still have the problem?
     
  5. joshmacbosh thread starter macrumors member

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    One other thing - The problem only happens when i use a log in screen. Last night i allowed it to auto log on to my user and the error no longer shows up on the console.

    I haven't tried to create another user but i'll try when i get home from work.
     

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