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From: Roy Bamford <neddyseagoon@g.o>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] bell at boot prompt
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 21:34:37
Message-Id: 1201728873l.2673l.0l@spike
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] bell at boot prompt by Andrew Gaffney
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On 2008.01.30 02:42, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> William Hubbs wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > >
> > 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 > coordinator > -- > gentoo-releng@l.g.o mailing list > > >
Is an echo statement at the end of /etc/conf.d/local.start too hackish ? - -- Regards, Roy Bamford (NeddySeagoon) a member of gentoo-ops forum-mods treecleaners -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFHoO1pTE4/y7nJvasRAs6fAKCZH1bRAcCUd5lHGoC6MLdOP+4OuwCaA0ss DLQf4EWu+vEDprX5F4rSSq8= =gTv6 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-releng@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-releng] bell at boot prompt Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>