brainstorming for the UDS-N session list

Thierry Carrez thierry.carrez at
Wed Sep 29 08:09:30 BST 2010

Scott Kitterman wrote:
> I would like to see some work on the traditional server boot experience.  It 
> regressed significantly in Lucid and has gotten some improvement in Maverick, 
> but I don't think it's had a good looking over by server admins.  For server 
> admins a logo is not what it beautiful.  Information about what's going on 
> with their system is what tends to delight them.  Myself, if I'm booting a 
> server where I can see the boot it's for trouble shooting and so I like it to 
> be a bit chatty.  What is "good" is in many respects the opposite of what 
> makes a good desktop boot.
> I'm not sure what track this goes in.

I'd like that too. The closest track seems to be "application selection
and defaults"...

Note that for "server" related tracks we have an IdeaPool page up at
[1], where that discussion is already mentioned in the "server
foundations" subsection.


Thierry Carrez
Technical lead, Ubuntu server team || Canonical Ltd.

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