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FS#8835 - install iso: move boot information messages to isolinux F2 F3

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jonathan Frazier (wide-eye) - Tuesday, 04 December 2007, 15:05 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Monday, 24 March 2008, 09:28 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Installation
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


the install iso has 2 messages during boot that show intel wireless and arch addons info. Each with an accompanying delay. moving these to syslinux, viewable with f2, f3, would give people the chance to use them without having to reboot. It would also reduce boot times by 25 seconds+ in case you are using the image for debugging/repairing your system.

Additional info:
as seen on: Archlinux-i686-2007.10-0.3.core.iso and Archlinux-i686-2007.11-0.4.ftp

additional screens can be added with "F2 file.msg" in isolinux.cfg
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Monday, 24 March 2008, 09:28 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed