beastie boot menu, 4th (forth)

Scott Long scottl at
Fri Jan 9 14:57:10 PST 2004

Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> # scottl at / 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
>>>replies :).
>>>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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