Bug 16490 - RFE:Progress Bar while formatting harddrive...
RFE:Progress Bar while formatting harddrive...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-08-17 23:10 EDT by Blomgren, Peter
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-08 11:44:18 EST
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Description Blomgren, Peter 2000-08-17 23:10:18 EDT
As I'm typing this I'm installing Pinstripe on an OLD SLOW machine I
"rescued" from our computer graveyard...  Anyway, to the point: it would be
nice to have a progress bar while the hard drive is being formatted since
it takes a long time on older machines.  (Since it's an old machine I'm in
"text" mode.)

Just something to work on in your copious free time. :-)
Comment 1 Brian J. Conway 2000-08-18 00:24:12 EDT
ALT-F5 (and who would use the graphical installer anyways) =)
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-18 11:51:10 EDT
Definately a good suggestion.
Comment 3 Erik Troan 2000-11-06 13:08:19 EST
Enhancement checked into CVS
Comment 4 Brock Organ 2000-12-08 11:44:15 EST
verified in internal test tree (qa1206.0 w/updates disk) ... ext2 partitions
have progress bar, swap partitions do not ...

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