Reason for removing animation from Gnome login?

Lars Wirzenius lars at
Thu Mar 26 06:36:29 UTC 2009

ke, 2009-03-25 kello 23:38 +0000, Matt Wheeler kirjoitti:
> 2009/3/25 Marius Gedminas <marius at>:
> > No.  Sqlite likes to fsync().  Ext3 blocks the whole system when you
> > fsync().  Remember when Firefox 3 first appeared in Ubuntu?
> I don't think fsync() is inherently bad, just it's overuse.

More interesting, to me, is the question why gconfd needs to write much
at all during a login. No configuration changes should be happening

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