Bug 112149 - Silent Boot Mode
Silent Boot Mode
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-12-15 08:16 EST by Alan Johnson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-19 10:49:29 EDT
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Description Alan Johnson 2003-12-15 08:16:40 EST
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Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7

Description of problem:
It would be nice, following the idea of the graphical boot, to allow
for a kernel boot parameter that would silence the kernel boot
messages, and either 1) keep the screen completely blank, or 2) give a
short message like "Booting RedHat Linux".

Many of the users that I have introduced to Linux have been suprised
at all of the boot messages that they have no understanding of, and
silencing the boot messages could be a good way to make initial
experiences less stressful for them.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-06-19 10:49:29 EDT
fixed in fc2 with the 'quiet' option.

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