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SubjectRe: Removing boot text
On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 01:22:15AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > The stuff that is written in the kernel by printk() can be configured
> > to go to an RS-232C port. This has to be compiled into the kernel.
> > You use append="console=ttyS0,BAUDRATE" in LILO configuration. This
> > keeps it off the screen.
> >
> > The stuff written by init, can be eliminated by changing the link
> > of /dev/console to point to /dev/null instead of /dev/tty0.
> There is a dummy console also, might be in drivers/video because it is
> associated with fbdev. That sounds like the best solution..

Not compiling any console drivers in would work as well - up to the point
init starts with no open file descriptors, that is (so symlink /dev/console ->
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