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Re: f8 gripe#2: why did f8's pm-hibernate regress?



Am Donnerstag, den 03.01.2008, 02:03 -0600 schrieb Douglas McClendon:
> Douglas McClendon wrote:
> 
> [ pro-tux-on-ice rant snipped ]
> 
> > might be time for me to go back to tux-on-ice.  I truly am disgusted by 
> > having to suffer through 5-15 seconds of thrashing while changing 
> > desktops after resume.  I would much rather the resume take 20 seconds 
> > longer, and present me with a good user experience.  (yes, I am one of 
> > those people that thinks that offering early login while the system 
> > finishes booting is a really stupid thing).
> 
> To clarify this harsh, theoretically offensive statement-  Early login 
> done _right_ would be fine.  Doing it the incomplete way, such as the 
> vista experience, 

I don't know why people keep saying this. Vista boots fast and is
responsive.

> is IMO a regression, not a feature.  I.e. it boggles 
> my mind that fast boot-to-login time is perceived as so valuable, that 
> the implementers will let a user's first experience with the system be 
> at its absolute valley(anti-peak) responsiveness phase.
> 
> I guess for early login this isn't so bad, as people just learn that the 
> fast boot time is an illusion and that it's better to sit back and let 
> the system IO settle before using it.  But what started my rant was the 
> swsusp choice, which is not workaroundable by just letting the system IO 
> settle.
> 
> and the 5-15 seconds was a bit of an exageration, more like 5-10.  But 
> still, evocative of winblowz 3.1 swap thrashing....
> 
> </rant>
> 
> -dmc
> 


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