XO frequently hangs on shutdown w/ 0.82

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Wed Jun 3 19:32:24 EDT 2009


peter wrote:
 > > hi peter --
 > >
 > > bootanim does both the boot-time animation and the shutdown
 > > ul-warning screen.  it does the boot animation in an extremely
 > > efficient manner, shaving 10 or 11 seconds off our current boot
 > > times:
 > 
 > 10 or 11 seconds off what? the previous bootanim version? text based
 > startup without it?

the current animation code in the 8.2 release.

 > 
 > >    http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2009-March/023688.html
 > >
 > > given the optimization that bobby and mitch put in, i suspect
 > > plymouth won't match it, time-wise.  (though i'd love to be proven
 > > wrong, of course!)
 > 
 > I wouldn't know off the top of my head but plymouth was designed to do
 > two things. Firstly a smooth startup with basically no flash from the
 > bios (on a standard PC) through to X, and speed. the old rhgb was
 > slow. Would be interesting to see a comparison.

i agree -- i'm glad that there's so much more attention being paid
to performance these days.

paul
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