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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, Dwight Hubbard wrote:

> > > To bad we can't make Lilo put up a graphical picture like Windows
> > > 95 does. Maybe a nice winter scene with Penguins frolicking in
> > > the
> >
> > You can. What makes you think its hard. Take up thy sources and
> > hack
>
> Actually I have been archiving all the sugestions to see if I
> couldn't implement the better ones.
>
> Somehow, I think adding code to lilo to put up a picture is going to
> be a lot less work then the fancy colorized boot messages and tables
> that are being suggested...

Isn't LILO in the boot sector? If this is the case then it really isn't
the best place to put this. Maybe pass a name onto the kernel to have a
viewer run it, but i would not think that you would want a loader to be
a image displayer.


Kenn Herman
---
3 Greatest security holes:
1) take it out of the box -- exposure to superuser.
2) turn it on -- exposure to co-workers.
3) put it on the net -- exposure to hacking.




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