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SubjectRe: Ideas for v2.1
In article <199606110850.JAA10434@snowcrash.cymru.net> you write:
>> > Checking 'hlt' instruction... Ok.
>> Only if they are ALWAYS printed on ANY failure
>
>The normal failure mode of these two is
>
>Checking 'hlt' instruction...
>(Hang...)
>
>Thus we can't not print it out

It can be done, surely? At that point in bootup we have the console
driver in full working order. So can't we just replace "Ok.\n" with
"\r\e[K", which will wipe the message off the screen *if* the test
is successful.

Maybe that's a bit fancy though...

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<^ I /\/\ O /\/ Simon Tatham <sgt20@cam.ac.uk>
_> ------------ Trinity College, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ, England


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