[RFC] trivial patch to suppress "kernel alive" during boot

Jeff Schroeder jeffschroed at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:29:14 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com> wrote:
> Intrepid is in the same state, although our release manager calls it
> feature freeze. Changing the boot definitely falls under this category.
> I've been working on some of these slower netbook devices lately, and I
> have to say that having them blurt something to the console once in
> awhile during boot lets me know they are still work. Granted, I could
> just as easily edit menu.lst myself ...
> This whole issue ought to become moot sometime after Intrepid. The new
> holy grail is the 5 second boot. Anything that clutters the boot process
> is likely to get ripped out.

Alright that sounds reasonable. It will all be pulled into the >= 2.6.28 kernel
for jaunty anyways.

Thanks for the explanation tim.

Jeff Schroeder

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