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On 2008.01.30 02:42, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> William Hubbs wrote:
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> > It is very difficult for a person who is visually impaired to tell
> > when the live cd gets to the boot prompt. The only way I have
> > figured out to do this is to listen to my cd rom drive and guess
> > that I am at the boot prompt when the drive stops spinning.
> > The way I handle this on my actual machine is, that I have put a ^g
> > in my grub.conf.
> Is there any text that appears before the boot prompt? If it's text
> we define (such as in boot.msg), we could use the same trick.
> However, I'm not sure if this is the best way. We (releng, gentoo, me
> personally...take your pick) really don't like hacks like that,
> especially on official media.
> Andrew Gaffney
> Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release
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Is an echo statement at the end of /etc/conf.d/local.start too
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