[systemd-devel] [systemd-commits] 12 commits - src/core src/shared

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Feb 28 02:00:11 PST 2013

'Twas brillig, and Andrey Borzenkov at 28/02/13 03:10 did gyre and gimble:
> В Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:27:16 -0800 (PST)
> michich at kemper.freedesktop.org (Michal Schmidt) пишет:
>> New commits:
>> commit 03b717a3c4f9348807fc56e7a7d711d72d4ec0cb
>> Author: Michal Schmidt <mschmidt at redhat.com>
>> Date:   Thu Feb 28 00:03:22 2013 +0100
>>     core/manager: print status messages about running jobs
>>     Sometimes the boot gets stuck until a timeout hits. The usual timeouts
>>     are on the order of minutes, so users may lose patience.
>>     Print animated status messages telling the names of units with running
>>     jobs to make it easy to see what systemd is waiting for.
>>     The animation looks cooler with a shorter interval, but 1 s is OK and
>>     should not be too hard on slow serial console users.
> That's really cool and fixes one of the most frequent complaints about
> systemd from end-users - lack of information when something goes
> wrong during boot.

Yup, very nice indeed :)

> How does it integrate with Plymouth? IThat most users will have it and
> not plain console. 

Good question :)



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