beastie boot menu, 4th (forth)
scottl at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 9 14:57:10 PST 2004
Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> # scottl at freebsd.org / 2004-01-09 15:32:35 -0700:
>>Roman Neuhauser wrote:
>>>I have two related questions, one being more appropriate for current@,
>>>the other for hackers@, but they're quite the same thing, so sorry for
>>>the cross-post, I hope it's tolerable (I bet this won't solicit many
>>>I dislike the boot menu in CURRENT, and would prefer something that
>>>* doesn't rob me of the text output so far
>>>* displays no mascots or other visual noise
>>The only point for putting the mascot onto the screen was to fill unused
>>space next to the menu. I you want to keep the menu and remove the
>>mascot, just remove the line in beastie-menu that calls print-beastie.
>>For astetics, you could then reformat the menu dimensions to take up the
>>whole screen. Of course, leaving the menu on the screen at all defeats
>>your first goal mentioned above.
> so there's no way of having something output without clearing the
> screen? then I might just disable the menu completely, supposing
> there's an alternative similar to (or same as) the boot prompt in
> STABLE, which I have no problem with.
Remove the 'clear' word from beastie-start
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