ticso at cicely7.cicely.de
Tue Mar 29 19:01:19 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 01:50:20PM -0400, Andrew Duane wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-hackers at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-hackers at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Andriy Gapon
> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 8:00 AM
> To: Alexander Best
> Cc: FreeBSD Hackers
> Subject: Re: New Boot-Loader
> Please note that graphical loaders are not very serial console friendly ;-)
> Andriy Gapon
> Amen, and we have a whole lot of platforms that are only serial consoles (and 9600 baud at that).
> Also, I like the letters instead of numbers for boot options, for those of us that have known for years that "s" is single user mode, "v" is verbose, etc....
This can hardly be an argument, because on serial consoles even
the current full-screen implementation isn't friendly at all.
One of the first things I always do is to disable beastie-start.
As long as it is still based on ficl and can be disabled to get
the traditional linemode I don't see a problem.
B.Walter <bernd at bwct.de> http://www.bwct.de
Modbus/TCP Ethernet I/O Baugruppen, ARM basierte FreeBSD Rechner uvm.
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