[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Add boot probing hooks
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 12:00:39 EST 2007
On Nov 5, 2007 11:55 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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)
Thomas, any final word here? I know the splash people would like it.
And, for the record, I do like the more generalized names without
"splash", because in essence they're progress output and not splash
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