Re: [Fwd: Re: reiser support in debian-installer]
> We are also looking for a good way to have the various mkfs-es provide
> som progress output to use for the progress bar. Basically, what we
> need to do is come up with some common, easy-to-parse format which can
> then be massaged and fed to cdebconf. Currently, we display a blue
> screen while the mkfs is running and this is clearly unacceptable when
> a full mkfs may take many minutes.
so what mkfs progress format would you prefer? For now we have
Initializing journal - 0%....20%....40%....60%....80%....100%
progress and the same can be done for bitmap initializing. Do you want us
to unite them into one progress bar?
It seems that mkreiserfs is not a problem here as it takes ~5-10secs on
1Tb partition, however we will gladly make these changes to satisfy your