[10.10]-Does Not Shut Down Gracefully?
wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 23:37:31 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-10-09 at 19:16 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 6:49 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> > No kidding, that's what I miss about my old 486/DX2-66. It booted slow
> > enough to actually read the messages. I thought they were just
> > fascinating and liked showing them off to my Win95 friends who got
> > nothing more than a "TAH DAH!" for their troubles. I think this was
> > addressed a release or so ago, where you edited a line in grub to enable
> > splash and disable text during the boot?? Oh, we can't edit that no
> > more? :( Ric
> Your Windows buddies could've enabled verbose boot on their boxes too. :)
Heh, and view what? "DOS Hunt the Wumpus" going on? Or Pacman?
<chuckles> I moved to Linux shortly after win 3.1.1 so I had no clue
what Win95 would do and didn't care. I was lucky enough to have a friend
with a dedicated t.56 line to his apartment and I got my stack of
floppies from him, plus kernel updates. Later, we got X-11 going.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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