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blue screen between filesystem creation and base install

On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 08:07:46AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Bugreport #283318:
> > - There are often empty "blue screens" for a more or less lasting time
> >   during the installation (e.g. between partitioning and installing
> >   the base system).
> >   This may not be a problem on a fast machine. But on a slower machine
> >   this may give the impression of a crashed installation, especially
> >   for windows users.
> >   If the system has to do something there should be a message or a
> >   progress bar on the screen, but not an empty screen.
> Most of these have been hunted down (several D-I developers work with
> vmware or qemu andthus also have slow machines).
> Those which remain are either unknown or quite hard to fill in with
> something..:-)
> If you have the opportunity to restart this install, please note
> exactly when such screens appear. You mention one between the
> partitioning step and the base system install : was it after all
> filesystems creation and before the first progress bar of the base
> system install?

On Intel(tm) Pentium(tm) IV(public domain) having 3 GHz clock
and plenty of RAM, I did expirence the same "strange" delay.

The woody installer had the "calculating next step" "pop up",
what about to re-introduce it between f.s. creation and base install?

Geert Stappers

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