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SubjectRe: Ideas for v2.1
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> > 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...
>
> But these escape sequences would also go to the log files, which
> is probably not good...

It would a simple matter to _NOT_ log escape sequences, since
printk would already have to detect them in the first place.
The escape code just shouldn't be put in the buffer.

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