Guy Speier wrote:
> Howdy,
> Total green-horn here.  A few weeks ago, a test website we were 
> bulding (on freebsd with mysql) slowed waaaay down.
> I **believe** I have the problem narrowed down to this line of code in 
> /vendor/rails/railties/lib/initializer.rb:
> configuration.frameworks.each { |framework| require(framework.to_s) }
You're probably going to get better advice on the Rails list: 
http://www.rubyonrails.org/community

Good luck!