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SubjectRe: Slashdot shitheads
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Zygo Blaxell wrote:

> Completely random thought...
>
> As a newbie-deterrent(*), why not put a short statement that is
> printk()'ed at bootup right after the version line. I can't really

Instead of talking about it, DO something!

Roger.


diff -ur linux-2.2.5.clean/init/main.c linux-2.2.5.warn/init/main.c
--- linux-2.2.5.clean/init/main.c Wed Apr 7 16:56:13 1999
+++ linux-2.2.5.warn/init/main.c Sat May 15 07:43:51 1999
@@ -1117,6 +1117,12 @@
* enable them
*/
printk(linux_banner);
+ if (LINUX_VERSION_CODE & 0x000100) {
+ /* This is a development release. */
+ printk ("This is a development kernel. This means that this kernel is not fit\n"
+ "for use on production machines. You have been warned!");
+ }
+
setup_arch(&command_line, &memory_start, &memory_end);
memory_start = paging_init(memory_start,memory_end);
trap_init();



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