[kwlug-disc] Decrease boot time

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Fri Dec 18 09:29:08 EST 2009


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 05:40:34PM -0800, Raul Suarez wrote:
> --- On Thu, 12/17/09, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > One aspect of the trend towards "Desktop Linux" that I
> > really hate is that we now hide the bootup messages.
> 

> I actually like the bootup messages but when I was contributing to
> Puppy, there were a lot (I mean a-l-o-t) of requests for hiding
> them.
> 
> But this is Linux. If you don't like the bootsplash you can disable
> it or uninstall it.
> 
> http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2009/07/06/disable-boot-splash-ubuntu-9-04/

Yes. I can do things like this. The question is whether the defaults
are sensible. Does showing bootup messages do more harm than good?

- Paul




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