[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Add boot probing hooks

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 12:55:08 EST 2007

On 11/5/07, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Roman Kyrylych schrieb:
> > 2007/11/5, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org>:
> >> Initscripts now export their state to an
> >> arbitrary boot logging/probing program.
> >> This opens up the possibility for advanced
> >> boot profiling, among other interesting uses.
> >
> > Hm, this looks very similar to the latest splash support as modified by Thomas.
> > The hooks in both patches are placed at exactly same positions.
> > This brings me to an idea of unification of both patces into one hook
> > support with 2 hooks - splash and probe (adding other hooks will be
> > deadly simple too).
> > Simo, Thomas, do you like this idea?
> It is actually a copy of the splash patch with generalized naming. Simo,
> what is the intention here?

His intent was to keep people from going "no way! I hate splash!". I
think, more or less, he was proving a point 8)

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