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    SubjectRe: Removing boot text

    On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    > On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Paul Powell wrote:
    > > We are using Linux as a bootable CD for system
    > > configuration. We would like to keep all the
    > > information displayed at bootup hidden. The main
    > > reason for this is because our users see words such as
    > > "error" and "failed" and it bothers them (though there
    > > is nothing wrong).
    > >
    > > Anyone know how other than changing the kernel code?
    > >
    > > Thanks
    > >
    > 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..


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