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Open System Preferences and open the Startup Disk preference pane. Make sure that it is set to your internal drive. If that is set correctly the Mac wouldn't normally be trying to boot from the external drive.

Not quite sure what would be causing that big a delay unless something is checking the external drive for problems.

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