Showing Beastie at boot?

David Gerard fun at
Sat Nov 26 16:13:44 GMT 2005

Sean wrote:
> Chris wrote:
>> RW wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 22 November 2005 23:44, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>>> David Gerard <fun at> writes:

>>>>> 5.4 showed an ASCII Beastie at boot, 6.0 shows "FreeBSD" in awful
>>>>> ASCII-art text. As a Beastie traditionalist, what's the option to
>>>>> display Beastie again?

>>>>                           loader_logo (``fbsdbw'')

>>> Actually, that isn't in the 6.0 release:

>> loader_logo=beastie in loader.conf gave me technicolour beastie on a
>> 6.0R box

> Tried it on mine, looks neat.

Excellent! Much better!

loader_logo=pokemonsextoy didn't give the result one might expect. This
may or may not be a good thing. I expect someone should submit the patch
just for the joy of having someone have to say why they're rejecting it.

- d.

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