[syslinux] Loading progress indication

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 03:20:55 PDT 2015

On Mar 18, 2015 6:14 AM, "Paul Civati via Syslinux" <syslinux at zytor.com>
> On 18 Mar 2015, at 1:39 am, Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Would code be accepted if someone were to contribute it?
> >
> > Likely but bear in mind the printing would have to be quite conditional.
> In what respect?
> I would opt for some kind of progress bar or percentage, but I have
realised that
> whatever is coded would have to play nicely over serial as well as VGA
> which may neccessitate keeping it very simple.

The function is used to load all files, including ldlinux.c32,
configurations, and menu.c32.  It must not display anything by default.
Otherwise you have the right thought. Just outputting a period for every N
bytes is the simplest if you print anything at all and VGA mode might get


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