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RE: Regarding the graphical boot and not showing kernel-messages.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kent Nyberg [mailto:nyberg kent spray se]
> Sent: Thu, July 31, 2003 7:53 PM
> To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> Subject: Regarding the graphical boot and not showing kernel-messages.
> 
> 
> While installing the beta i happily thought RedHat put in some 
> sort of patch to the kernel to not print out all those kernel-messages
> to the screen while booting. When the install finished and i tried to
> boot the system, i found the system still printing out 
> kernel-messages.
> The thing is that while installing the system i got some pictures
> showing up in the installer about (from memory, not sure 
> about spelling
> or if its 100% as it was written in the image) "Who understood those
> kernel message anyway?".
> But, the kernel is still printing messages. Is it not only the
> init-process not printing messages and thats not the kernel is it?
> 
> Sorry if this has already been a topic.
> Would it be a totaly loss if the kernel got patched not to print
> information to the screen, and rather just logged to a file?
> The things printed while booting is not realy errors but lots of
> information about IDE and other cards.. etc. These information is not
> realy interesting for all people, and maybe also not 
> understandable and
> easy to be taken for errors. Having the boot graphical at 
> this stage is
> maybe hard,  but only showing an "Init.." and showing only errors -

Well, if you really hate them, add 'console=/dev/null' to kernel command
line.

> could that be hard to make?
> 
> Probably and issue best taking care of by the real kernel-developers?
> 
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