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SubjectRe: Bootscreen
Hello there,

> Kiosks and things like ATMs are another place where you do not want
> a bootscreen. You do not want to possibly confuse customers with
> stuff that they can't understand but show a nice friendly message saying
> 'the system is currently unavailable'.

I once saw an ATM with a Windows NT "blue screen" error message :-)

FWIW, I wouldn't have responded to Raphael's post in the way I did, if he
said something along the lines of "I'm using Linux in a TV set-top
box|ATM|kiosk application, and I want to hide the standard boot-up output
with a nice graphic".


Robert Morris
08707 458710
http://www.r-morris.co.uk/

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