[tex-live] Pathological search path for TeXMF.cnf

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Mar 16 19:33:38 CET 2015

Zdeněk Wagner wrote:

> Some time ago I had similar problems in Linux due to failing disk
> controller on my motherboard. It helped a little after reconnecting the
> disk to another slot. However, if HW is the source of the problem, it
> would not explain why it runs fast in 32 VM on the same computer.

It may, Zdeněk -- the VHDs for the VM are on different, external, USB 
drives, not on the (possibly failing) D-drive where TeX lives ...

But a quick look at the system error log suggests there is nothing too 
much to worry about; only 8 reported disc errors since the start of the 

** Phil.

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