Hello Mr. Nelson and Mr. Losh!

> It's easy enough to change the format string in
> subr_bus.c:device_print_prettyname() to pad out the devicename.

I am not qualified to do this. I wish I were.
How about you guys?
> However, you may prefer to just put up a splash screen (see the=20
> splash manpage), so the user doesn't even see the kernel messages
> at all.

We can't just forget about it and pray for it to go away.

This is an aesthetic violation to FreeBSD's professional image,
that is considered to be more important now than ever.

Now that we have logo and website design competitions going to
completely revamp of the FreeBSD of the 70s, perhaps it's also time
to update the ASCII design of this system?

> Many of his suggestions are subtle changes to the probe messages in
> addition to the format string.
> Warner

Indeed they are subtle.
But it's more like removing zits. With laser or whatever.


Fafa Hafiz Krantz
Research Designer @ http://www.home.no/barbershop
Enlightened @ http://www.home.no/barbershop/smart/sharon.pdf

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