Question on quieting kernel boot

Sheldon Hearn sheldonh at
Wed Jan 14 22:46:54 PST 2004

On (2004/01/14 17:17), Rob MacGregor wrote:

> Looks like both options are extremes of what I'm after.  I'm really looking 
> for a quiet option, to cut out the cruft.  However, as there is a verbose 
> boot option that might give me a starting point for a quieter boot option.

I think the problem is that one person's cruft is another person's
useful info.

The general solution to the problem you've pointed out is
facility/priority logging, a'la syslog.  A kernel implementation
probably represents a lot of work.


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