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    SubjectRe: Removing boot text
    On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 01:22:15AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > > The stuff that is written in the kernel by printk() can be configured
    > > to go to an RS-232C port. This has to be compiled into the kernel.
    > > You use append="console=ttyS0,BAUDRATE" in LILO configuration. This
    > > keeps it off the screen.
    > >
    > > The stuff written by init, can be eliminated by changing the link
    > > of /dev/console to point to /dev/null instead of /dev/tty0.
    > There is a dummy console also, might be in drivers/video because it is
    > associated with fbdev. That sounds like the best solution..

    Not compiling any console drivers in would work as well - up to the point
    init starts with no open file descriptors, that is (so symlink /dev/console ->
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