[ale] Masking bootup messages
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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