9.2-PRE: switch off that stupid "Nakatomi Socrates"

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Sep 28 09:59:36 UTC 2013

On 28/09/2013 10:44, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> 28.09.2013 02:06, David Demelier пишет:
>> On 21.09.2013 12:40, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>>> On 21/09/2013 11:31, O. Hartmann wrote:
>>>> I'd like to switch off this silly "Nakatomi Socrates" message which
>>>> reminds me on Linux and their childish naming schemes.
>>>> It is only cosmetics, but it bothers me whenever I switch on the laptop.
>>>> I guess there is a switch already prsent to have in the bootloader
>>>> config?
>>> It's turned off by default in more recent 9.2-STABLE
> (As I understand the case)
> The logo in question is (now) turned off...
>>> Otherwise:
>>> loader_logo="orb"  [*]
>>> in /boot/loader.conf  -- see loader.conf(5)
> ... but if someone want to use it, add that[*] line to loader.conf...
>> I have loader_logo="orb"
> ... just what you have done...
>> and I still have a message at the right bottom
>> with that stupid joke.
> ... and actually get!
> So it seems that you just misunderstood what Matthew had wrote.

Actually, as Devin pointed out, I only had part of the answer.
Setting 'loader_logo' will change the big ascii art graphic.  The other
bit is setting 'loader_version' which would suppress the 'Nakatomi
Socrates' text along side it.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.

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