I see a X: drive in your log. Are you running the ruby and rails files 
off of a network drive?

Regards,
Nick

Sarah Tanembaum wrote:

> Lothar Scholz wrote:
>
>> Hello Sarah,
>>
>> ST> Hi David, I'm running PIII/800MHz laptop. Perhaps I did exagerate 
>> a bit,
>> ST> but not much. It takes at least 3 minutes for the sample page to 
>> come up
>> ST> and it will take just as long to reload/refresh the same page. Plus,
>> ST> starting up the "ruby dispatch.servlet -a" takes at least 1 minutes.
>>
>> ST> I will try what you suggested by updating it to the latest beta.
>>
>> Do you have the Windows SP2 firewall enabled ? I also got a 20 sec
>> delay for the first connect on my 2,8Ghz PIV machine (VMWare sandbox)
>> before i turned the firewall off.
>>
>> 3 minutes is a clear sign that the problem is your envrionment and not
>> inside ruby/rails.
>>
>
> Below are the log from the console of '%> ruby dispatch.servlet -a'
>
> C:\rails\public>ruby dispatch.servlet -a
> dispatch: invalid option: -a
> [2004-12-01 17:18:46] INFO  WEBrick 1.3.1
> [2004-12-01 17:18:46] INFO  ruby 1.8.2 (2004-11-06) [i386-mswin32]
> [2004-12-01 17:18:46] INFO  WEBrick::HTTPServer#start: pid=2620 port=3000
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/favicon.ico' not found.>
> [2004-12-01 17:21:18] ERROR `/favicon.ico' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:21:18 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /favicon.ico
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/hello/index' not found.>
> X:/websites/rails/public/../config/environments/shared.rb:1: warning: 
> already initialized constant ADDITIONAL_LOAD_PATHS
> #<NameError: undefined method `database_configurations' for class 
> `Builder::BlankSlate'>
> ["x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-0.9.5.200412010045/lib/action_view/vendor/builder/blankslate.rb:20:in 
> `un
> ef_method'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-0.9.5.200412010045/lib/action_view/vendor/builder/blankslate. 
>
> b:20:in `hide'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-0.9.5.200412010045/lib/action_view/vendor/builder/blanksl 
>
> te.rb:48:in `method_added'", 
> "X:/websites/rails/public/../config/environments/shared.rb:15", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/site_r
> by/1.8/rubygems/loadpath_manager.rb:5:in `require__'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/loadpath_manager.rb:5 
>
> in `require'", 
> "X:/websites/rails/public/../config/environments/production.rb:1", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rub
> gems/loadpath_manager.rb:5:in `require__'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/loadpath_manager.rb:5:in 
> `requir
> '", "X:/websites/rails/public/dispatch.rb:3", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-0.8.5.200412010045/lib/webrick_se 
>
> ver.rb:122:in `load'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-0.8.5.200412010045/lib/webrick_server.rb:122:in 
> `handle_
> ispatch'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-0.8.5.200412010045/lib/webrick_server.rb:101:in 
> `handle_mapped'", "x
> /apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-0.8.5.200412010045/lib/webrick_server.rb:53:in 
> `do_GET'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/l
> b/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpservlet/abstract.rb:35:in `__send__'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpservlet/abstract.rb:3
> :in `service'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpserver.rb:97:in 
> `service'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/web
> ick/httpserver.rb:58:in `run'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:153:in 
> `start_thread'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.
> /lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:147:in `start'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:147:in 
> `start_thread'", "x:/
> pps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:97:in `start'", 
> "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:89:in `each'
> , "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:89:in 
> `start'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:79:in
> `start'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:79:in 
> `start'", "x:/apps/ruby/ruby-1.8/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails
> 0.8.5.200412010045/lib/webrick_server.rb:37:in `dispatch'", 
> "dispatch.servlet:45"]
> [2004-12-01 17:21:40] ERROR `/hello/index' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:21:30 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /hello/index HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /hello/index
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/favicon.ico' not found.>
> [2004-12-01 17:21:41] ERROR `/favicon.ico' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:21:40 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /favicon.ico
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/hello/index' not found.>
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:22:42 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /hello/index HTTP/1.1" 200 306
> - -> /hello/index
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/favicon.ico' not found.>
> [2004-12-01 17:22:48] ERROR `/favicon.ico' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:22:48 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /favicon.ico
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/hello/index' not found.>
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:23:05 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /hello/index HTTP/1.1" 200 306
> - -> /hello/index
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/favicon.ico' not found.>
> [2004-12-01 17:23:07] ERROR `/favicon.ico' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:23:07 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /favicon.ico
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/hello/index' not found.>
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:23:25 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /hello/index HTTP/1.1" 200 306
> - -> /hello/index
> #<WEBrick::HTTPStatus::NotFound: `/favicon.ico' not found.>
> [2004-12-01 17:23:31] ERROR `/favicon.ico' not found.
> 127.0.0.1 - - [01/Dec/2004:17:23:31 Eastern Standard Time] "GET 
> /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 404 281
> - -> /favicon.ico
>