Terminal Takes Long Time to Load

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ansetou, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. ansetou macrumors newbie

    Oct 25, 2008
    I'm running 10.5.8 on my MBA. Lately I noticed when I start terminal, the program seems to launch right away. However the terminal window stays blank for a long time before the command prompt shows up. during this time usage of Safari becomes very slow too so feels like it's hugging on to some resource.

    Any clue how I can fix this without reinstalling everything?
  2. psxguru macrumors 6502a

    May 19, 2006
    delete the *.asl log files and it will be much snappier again

    sudo rm -f /private/var/log/asl/*.asl
  3. RedReplicant macrumors 6502a

    Mar 31, 2010

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