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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
> > > > 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
> I don't really think that this discussion has anything to do with the
> linux kernel, but I still have to ask a question: WHY? How often do most
> of us even BOOT the kernel? My machine's been up a couple of months

On average, I have 1 reboot/hour and sometimes >10 reboots/hour.
Of course, I'm hacking the kernel.

The pretty boot is not for me, or for you. It is for the 'others'
who want a warm fuzzy. Personally, an image of a penguin on the beach
doesn't have the same effect as Claudia Schiffer on the beach wallpaper
does :-) To each his/her own.

Andrew E. Mileski My home page
Linux Plug-and-Play Project Leader. See URL

Red Hat Software sponsors these pages - I have no other affilitation
with Red Hat Software, and I have never used any of their products.

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