Re: Is the boot logo politically correct?

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH (
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 17:31:37 -0300

In message <
>, Geert Uytterhoeven writes:
| On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
| > On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
| > > Question to girlfriend:
| > > "Do you think the Linux boot should show a penguin with a beer mug?"
| > > Answer from girlfriend:
| > > "NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
| >
| > but don't have VESA 2.0 card to test out vesafb - argh): have the logo be
| > the standard Larry Ewing penguin, except when you hold down ALT (think
| > mind-ALTering) at boot.
| Com'on. How many times a year do you actually boot Linux? Unless you're in th

Murphy's Law says your boss will be watching when you *do* have to reboot.
Thanks for telling me (and Oracle) I dare not use Linux in an office....

brandon s. allbery	[os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator	     [WAY too many hats]
electrical and computer engineering
carnegie mellon university			   (bsa@kf8nh is still valid.)

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