Re: intel penguin bootlogo

Jacques Gelinas (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 11:30:35 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, David S. Miller wrote:

> Date: Tue, 8 Jul 1997 14:16:42 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Andrea Arcangeli <>
> I think a penguin logo at startup is not useful and should be
> removed from sparclinux too.
> Sorry but it never will, it may not be useful to you but it is useful
> to some of us who like a little token of reminder now and then that
> Linux is and will remain a fun system to hack on.

Anyway, I did try to remove it once and this has made the system almost
unusable. It was swapping like crasy. So I place back the penguin and the
system is rolling as usual now. Intel Linux deeply need a penguin! Would
it be possible to draw one penguin per processor detected for SMP kernel.

Keep the penguin! really!


Jacques Gelinas (
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