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Re: savecore vs /var/run/rc.log

On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 09:22:55AM -0500, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> On Jan 1, 2010, at 8:32 AM, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > Is it really necessary for savecore to do its progress/countdown thing?
> Yes, to show that it's really doing something.

Maybe we should change it to output '.' at the start, '.' after the first
disk write, then just (say) 77 more '.' until the end of the dump?
(or the end of memory if doing a compressed dump).

That would show it is working and give some idea when it will finish.


David Laight:

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