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SubjectRe: Bootscreen
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:

> On Tuesday 28 January 2003 14:32, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > * Robert Morris <rob@r-morris.co.uk> [030128 12:20]:
> > > There is a very simple reason why Linux shouldn't have a "bootscreen" -
> > > its a lame idea. We have copied enough of the bad "features" of Windows
> > > et al into Linux already, IMHO.
>
> I'm working for a company doing VoD and IPTV applications, and you surely
> don't want some verbose kernel output upon booting set-top-boxes. At least -
> the customer doesn't want it, meaning you shouldn't have it. Then it's better
> to have some LED flashing in case of error.

Then don't output kernel messages to your default display device. No
Kernel Hacking Required (tm)

Zwane
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