[ale] Masking bootup messages

Chris Ricker gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu
Wed Jan 7 10:41:02 EST 1998

On  7 Jan, Michael Ivey wrote:
> Ok, I know this is a strange question, but has anyone experimented with
> a splash screen and/or other methods of masking the bootup messages?  I
> thought about modifying printk.c to not actually print it, as well as
> taking out the echos in the rc files, but I'd really love a penguin in a
> red fedora as a splash screen.  Of course I'll still have the messages
> in the syslog.

If you search one of the kernel-patch archive sites, there are lots of
patches floating around that do just such a thing.  I can't promise the
red fedora part, though ;-).  On some platforms (Sparc, for example),
Linux has that sort of thing built-in.


Chris Ricker                                 gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu

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