[10.10]-Does Not Shut Down Gracefully?

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Sat Oct 9 23:47:40 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-10-09 at 19:37 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> 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.
> <cackles> Ric

ahahah, that just reminded me. I still have my DOS floppies, my 3.1
floppies and a crap ton of other stuff from the way back box.  I still
even have a working Apple II and one of the first HP PC's to carry 3.1,
want to borrow some of the most bad ass 5¼" floppy disk games ever
built?  Memories.





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