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    > Right.
    >
    > Q: It hangs when booting! Just get to see the cute penguin
    > (whatshisnameagain?)
    >
    > A: What version of Linux? What exactly did the bird do before hanging?
    BTW,
    > his (her?) name is Tux
    >
    > Q: Oh, yo mean like $BIG_DISTRO 10.7.3? Yep, Tux winked.
    >
    > A. No, the kernel version... [longish explanation deleted]. And exactly
    how
    > many times did he wink? Which wings? Did he waddle about? How many
    > steps? Did he blink? Did you install wink-blink-boot version 27.3, or
    > are you still with the older one?

    C'moon! It'd make IT so much more interesting and fun!
    Think of all the increased communication skills mankind
    would develop through this!

    Seriously, *laughs*, I don't think debugging user problems
    would escalate into such a scenario. Let me again point out
    my proposal:

    There is *one* line of boot messages shown. Whenever the
    System hangs, you will see the last message. Carefully
    designed messages will greatly help, of course.

    - Raphael
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