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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
On Wed, 12 Jun 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > resides, and nothing else. I vote for suppressing _all_ this mess unless
> > somebody boots with the ``verbose'' option. Something like:
>
> Its not clear we should because there are some messages that definitely
> ought to be kept - Copyright messages on boot
>
> Caldera's non verbose boot option offended several people
>
> Alan
>
>

That is why it would be *optional*?? And not default. I do think it is a
good idea.

Also, could be find a friendly line wrapping mode, or cut the messages to
80 chars. The latter would still be ugly, because I boot 132x43.

Oh well.

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