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Re: [Users] Anyone noticed this with Trinity and plymouthd?

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 20:32:56 +0200
Leslie Turriff wrote:

>> Leslie Turriff composed on 2018-05-07 05:27 (UTC-0500):
>> > If anyone else still has plymouth installed and can check with top to
>> > confirm plymouth is hogging CPU, that would be worth investigating. I
>> > can confirm this on 2 boxes.
>>
>> I don't get why anyone thinks Plymouth's basic purpose is more desirable
>> than the bloat it represents, or useful at all. I've never had it
>> installed on an openSUSE installation unless maybe when it first appeared
>> I didn't notice to taboo it. If I did, it was too long ago to remember.
>> Anywhere else, e.g. Mageia, where Plymouth was not optional,
>> plymouth.enable=0 went on those kernel cmdlines. At boot time, I don't
>> need rainbow fluff and spindly or no text instead of nice bold, legible
>> white on black racing so fast it can't all be read.
> I agree.  I wouldn't mind these folks adding such new stuff to the
> distros, except that (as KDE did) they tend to make them at best default,
> and at worse mandatory, removing the features we're used to and
> (sometimes) replacing them with "improved" ones. :-(

$ dpkg -l | grep plymou
ii  libplymouth4:amd64                    0.9.2-4                                    
amd64        graphical boot animation and logger - shared libraries
ii  plymouth                              0.9.2-4                                    
amd64        boot animation, logger and I/O multiplexer
ii  plymouth-themes                       0.9.2-4                                    
amd64        boot animation, logger and I/O multiplexer - themes
ii  plymouth-x11                          0.9.2-4                                    
amd64        boot animation, logger and I/O multiplexer - X11 renderer


works great - no issues

AFAIR there was a problem when systemd does not complete/close the target.

I use 

ii  sysv-rc                               2.88dsf-59.9                               
all          System-V-like runlevel change mechanism
ii  sysvinit-core                         2.88dsf-59.9                               
amd64        System-V-like init utilities
ii  sysvinit-utils                        2.88dsf-59.9                               
amd64        System-V-like utilities


hope this helps

regards