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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1) (fwd)
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> On Sun, 23 Jun 1996, John Sullivan wrote:
>
> > In article <4qef89$8n@melchior.cuivre.fdn.fr>,
> > Thomas Quinot <thomas@cuivre.fdn.fr> wrote:
> > >Now can we *please* drop this whole messages/animation/penguin noise
> > >and get back to real development ?
> >
> > >[patch with quoted-printable corruption snipped]
> >
> > Hey - who says the penguin business is just noise and not real
> > development?
> >
> > I now present to you, a real live penguin boot-logo, with the
> > following caveats:
> > o It's a complete hack. Use at your own risk.
> > o It does some nasty things to vga hardware, so although it will
> > probably work on most vga compatible hardware, ega may be
> > be pushing it a little. Working over a serial console is right
> > out - don't even try it.
> > o Other than that, dunno. Should work. I like it. YMMV.
> > The logo is the official Larry Ewing one.
> >

[deleted miles of patch]

>
> I get parser errors compiling... oh well....
>

all you need to do is add an } as the very last line of
drivers/char/console.c... for some reason, patch didn't insert this last
line eventhough the patch contained the line. This patch works beautifully!

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