edwin at mavetju.org
Tue Nov 30 15:21:52 PST 2004
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 11:08:15PM +0000, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 12:25:59PM +1100, Edwin Groothuis wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 05:23:40PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 07:16:12PM -0600, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> > > > It is with a little intrepidation that I ask this question, because I
> > > > sense that what I am about to ask might push some buttons, or perhaps
> > > > bring back some unpleasant memories of those who have asked what I am
> > > > going to ask in a less tactful manner.
> > > >
> > > > I find that the beastie that appears at boot time with FreeBSD 5.3
> > > > mildly bothers me. It is possible for me to edit boot/beastie.4th, but
> > > > this gets put back each time I do make installworld.
> > > >
> > > > Would it be possible to add a variable "show_beastie" to be put in
> > > > /boot/loader.conf, which would default to "YES", but users could add in
> > > > show_beastie="NO" if they didn't want it, but only want the menu.
> > >
> > > That option is already there, you didn't look hard enough.
> > It's not really the easiest option to find kris...
> > beastie_disable="YES"
> What do you suggest to make it easier?
I already knew it has to do with the loader.conf, so I checked it
man page of it. I checked the DEFAULT SETTINGS section (because
it's an often asked question), and would put it in there:
(``NO'') If set to ``YES'', it will not show the ASCII
Beastie in the boot menu.
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