It was taking 27 seconds to get to sign in screen. After tweaking it is down to 4 seconds. The changes made are:
In novell client > advanced settings change File caching to ON and File Commit to Off
In sys. prop. > advanced> performance > advanced > change virtual mem. to system manage
In control Panel > Adm. tools > Local Security > Local Policies > Security Options > Enable Shutdown Vitural Memory.
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