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

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s)
17 May 1998 16:36:33 -0700

In article <>,
C. Scott Ananian <> wrote:
>On Fri, 15 May 1998 Phil <> wrote:
>> That's a total of 63% (+/-1%) that are FOR a boot logo. The majority want
>> it by default, but it's a narrow margin. Only 9% don't want it, and 27%
>> don't care either way.
>> Now, IIRC, Linux is an OS by the masses, for the masses.
>Who said that?
>> I think the masses have spoken. ;)
>I don't think there's been any real argument on this point: an optional
>boot logo. But no one's gotten off their duff and written the @#$@ thing

Someone has written 90% of it. The gory details for the message

From: "Christophe M. Vallat" <>
Message-ID: <>
Subject: Suggestion for 2.2 ...

And a copy of the patch can be found at

david parsons \bi/ My hacks on it blow up real good, though.

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