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    SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
    G Sumner Hayes wrote:
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    > Why add it to lilo? Why not have a graphics viewer throw up the
    > screen while your init scripts run? Just put it first in your rc
    > scripts. Certainly not as nice as the lilo hack, but a lot easier to
    > implement quickly. You'd still see the kernel messages, but the init
    > messages would be hidden from the end user.

    Implemented the day before yesterday on my system :-)

    My monosync monitor doesn't show anything until X starts.
    (First thing in /etc/rc.d/rc.S: even before fsck) First thing
    that happens next is that I tile the pinguin on the root window
    behind the "xconsole" that shows the rest of the boot messages.....

    Roger.

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