Ok, I dug a bit deeper into this. It doesn't look like a problem of how much memory I give to VMs. Essentially, my QubesOS boots in two different ways:
- When QubesOS is happy, it starts in ~1 min (yup, starting up all the VMs still takes a while). The overall system is very reactive, for instance if I type qvm-ls I obtain some output straight away. Moreover, if I start a VM the notification "VM blabla is starting" is displayed immediately. - When QubesOS is not happy, it starts in ~3mins. The overall system is very slow, qvm-ls takes 3-4 seconds to display output, and starting a VM takes up to 20 seconds. Even the notification "VM blabla is starting" is displayed 4-5 seconds after the command is issued. Moreover the battery is drained much much quicker (200% quicker give or take). What makes Qubes happy or not happy to start seems to be completely random. I have a slight suspect that this may depend on booting the laptop while plugged/unplugged, but I cannot confirm this. Essentially my Qubes experience atm can be exemplified as follows: "At boot, throw a coin. If it's heads then it's fine, otherwise it's fubar". Any suggestion (or report of similar behavior) would be greatly appreciated! Cheers, Fab -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/938de199-7b6f-4132-983e-0720f1929720%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.