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SubjectRe: The new X-Kernel !
On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 05:22:47AM +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Oct 2001 at 22:03, Gábor Lénárt wrote:
> > Errrm ;-) It's very bad thing to hide boot messages even for novice
> > users. They can't bugreport in this way ... I thing the best way would
> > be the penguin logo at the top, and some pixel progress bar under Tux.
> > The messages should remain IMHO.
>
> I strongly agree with this. Besides, dislike of the "greek" kernel
> messages is not universal to all newbies. I know a number of ultra-newbies
> who actually like this, and have asked me to (they don't know how) remove
> their Windows 9x bootup screens so that it feels "geekier". And these
> people aren't geeks.

:) Even an (ex)girlfriend of mine said that Linux is much better than Windows,
because of the messages on boot ("superb cyber feeling a'la Matrix :)").
So I don't think so that messages are annoying even for stupid users.

- Gabor
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