The 9.10 boot loader progress bar

Vishnoo drkvi-a at
Mon Jan 25 18:02:16 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-01-25 at 19:03 +0200, Amahdy wrote:
> Here is the middle of thing, have the splash splitted out into two
> parts, the upper is the graphical splash and the lower part is the
> traditional text-boot with [green(OK)] or [red(fail)]
> Even maybe with a scrollbar to scroll through the log if needed...
> I'd love to contribute this idea, but as you may have noticed I'm just
> brand new here and don't even know the programming language used :D
This boot animation/graphical splash will most probably be decided by
the Canonical design team. [as was done for Karmic]

They decided to drop the progress bar since it was not accurate at
showing the progress [starts , zooms , stops , zooms again] and not
really necessary.


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