slow client startup

Hunter Fuller hackmiester at
Tue Apr 18 23:59:39 UTC 2006

On  18 Apr 2006, at 12:38 PM, Michael Holstein wrote:

> When starting TOR (as a client), it can take 10-20 minutes to start  
> "normally" .. but if I do "rm -r ~/.tor/cached-*" it starts in 20  
> seconds.
Sounds like your machine to me... it takes under a second to start here.
> Why is this "cached information" such a hindrance?
> /mike.

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