Re: The Masses Have Spoken on the Boot Logo Topic :)

Inaky Perez Gonzalez (
Sat, 16 May 1998 15:09:03 -0400 (EDT)

On 16 May 1998, Benny Amorsen wrote:

> >>>>> "JM" == Jordan Mendelson <> writes:
> JM> Really, this poll wasn't put together well. It should have stated
> JM> how big of a patch it would take to add something like this... I
> JM> would guess that the people who say "No logo by Default" would
> JM> have voted "Just Leave it Alone" if they knew it was going to
> JM> waste RAM.
> The memory used for the boot logo can be reclaimed after boot. All it
> will waste is disk space.

Those who voted 'just leave it alone' would vote IMHO vote 'not by
default'. It can be made a config option, then it only makes the kernel
source bigger, and if the current kernels aren't enough of a hint for you
about how Linus feels about source inflation then.... :)

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