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SubjectRe: Ideas for v2.1
> > 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.

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Project

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