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Re: Non-verbose boot?

Subject: Re: Non-verbose boot?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 1995 01:30:18 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Warner Losh" at Sep 3, 95 02:48:18 pm

> Is anybody interested in some patches to milo that do a non-verbose
> boot?  That is, it looks more like the NT boot loader.  Prints a . for
> each sector loaded, etc?  I've been hacking on MILO to streamline the
> process of booting (since I figured out how to make LINUX the default
> boot), and thought I'd ask if people were interested.

Well, I don't believe that Linux should necessarily try to look like NT.
The current Milo is hardwired to verbose mode as debugging aid.  Since
it didn't make trouble for quite some time we should switch it to
non-verbose mode as you say.


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