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Re: [opensuse] Getting rid of "Marching Penguins"
  • From: Hans Witvliet <hwit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 18:25:50 +0100
  • Message-id: <1167585950.7660.21.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 12:42 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 31, 2006 at 12:35:46PM +0100, Mathias Homann wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, 31. Dezember 2006 02:34 schrieb Joe Morris (NTM):
> > > James Knott wrote:
> > > > Whenever I boot my notebook computer, after installing 10.2, I
> > > > get those "Marching Penguins".
> > >
> > > The screen is programmed to be randomly shown.
> >
> > I dont think so. I've seen nothing but those since I installed my
> > machine (Maybe its because i did the install on december 24th?)
>
> During the Christmas holidays it will happen every time I think.
>
> After new year you will likely not see it anymore.
>
> And who cares about the GRUB splashscreen? It is shown for 1 second before
> I hit return when booting my machine once a day.
>
> Ciao, Marcus

Indeed Marcus!

However, booting once a day?
I assume these are kernel development machines?
Only that would justify booting that often! ;-)

My own server (mail, updates, repo, web etc) has an uptime nearly 900
days. And that was only because of a ciy wide black-out.

Only justification of watching the grub splash, is when using
notebooks...


Hans
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