[arch-general] startup messages gone

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Tue Sep 27 08:24:47 EDT 2011

Excerpts from Fons Adriaensen's message of 2011-09-27 12:55:51 +0200:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 12:12:29PM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> > FYI: All the special characters in /etc/issue will go away in the next
> > filesystems release (as agetty deals with it now).
> > 
> > Also, if you want to see what happened during boot, there is /var/log/boot
> Something remotely related for which I'd appreciate a solution:
> On one of the laptops I use, at some point during the boot
> sequence the display brightness is reduced to almost invisible.
> Any ideas of where to look to fix this ?
> TIA,

It could be a kernel bug with this specific laptop. When the display
brightness control on my laptop didn't work I filed a bug at kernel.org,
provided additional information and one or two kernel releases later it

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