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Re: Patch: timed progressbar for plymouth-plugin-spinfinity



On Thu, 2008-07-17 at 13:43 -0400, Will Woods wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> This proof-of-concept patch adds a simple progress bar to plymouth's
> "Spinfinity" plugin.
> 
> The progress bar uses an estimate of boot time - defaulting to 45
> seconds if unknown - and runs from 0% to 100% over that interval.
> 
> Furthermore, the patch measures how long it takes to boot and writes
> that value to /etc/boottime at plugin shutdown.

Better be somewhere under /var. It's not a config option after all.

<snip>
> Using 'timebar:2' modifies the percentage calculation to use an
> exponential function - this makes the bar run faster at first, then slow
> as it approaches 100%. This makes startup seem even faster. Seriously!

Awesome. Humans are so gullible.



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