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SubjectRe: Bootscreen
> > Surely the most sensible lines to think along are:
> >
> > * Make boot times as short as possible
> So with a short boot time instead of seeing text messages for a while
> you'll get some flickering on the screen - I don't call that an
> improvement.

Well, if the machine boots up OK, you can always review the messages
with dmesg. If it doesn't, the messages are there to review.

> > * Support, and encourage the use of more efficient CPU designs, so
> > that it becomes sensible to leave machines on all the time.
> Unfortunately in the real world we are dealing with existing cheap
> hardware.

Well, my current IA-32 box is hopefully going to be my last :-).

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