[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Add boot probing hooks
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 15:42:51 EST 2007
On Nov 15, 2007 11:00 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
Ping? Can we move this one forward here - this is the same patch as
before with better, more generic names.
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