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Date:      Sat, 30 Apr 2011 01:08:57 +0200
From:      Olivier SMEDTS <olivier@gid0.org>
To:        Devin Teske <dteske@vicor.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Hackers <freebsd-hackers@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: [RELEASE] New Boot-Loader Menu
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Le 29 avr. 2011 =E0 21:17, Devin Teske <dteske@vicor.com> a =E9crit :

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Freddie Cash [mailto:fjwcash@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 11:20 AM
>> To: Devin Teske
>> Cc: FreeBSD Hackers
>> Subject: Re: [RELEASE] New Boot-Loader Menu
>>
>> Very nice and functional, without adding a lot of extra verbosity or ste=
ps.  I really
>> appreciated the clean install via binary package.
>> Well done.
>>
>> Only question I have is whether it's possible to use the Beastie ASCII i=
mage
>> instead of the pointy-eared blob?  The beastie.4th file is still present=
 under /boot,
>> but I don't know how to hook it into the new menu.
>
> Glad you asked. This couldn't be easier.
>
> Open up `/boot/menu.rc' and look for the following lines (LINE 9-10):
>
>    \ Customizations
>    set logo=3D"orb"
>
> Feel free to play with any of the following drop-in replacements:
>
>    set logo=3D"beastie"
>    set logo=3D"beastiebw"
>    set logo=3D"fbsdbw"
>    set logo=3D"orb"
>    set logo=3D"orbbw"

Would it be possible to support the curent loader settings present in
/boot/loader.conf ? I've got something like :
loader_logo=3D"beastie"
autoboot_delay=3D"0"

And while the pre-menu delay of 2 seconds is great, is it possible to
turn it off or adjust it ?

Thanks !

> Simply deleting the line or comment it out (by adding "\ " -- backslash-s=
pace -- to the beginning of the line) is equivalent to setting logo to "bea=
stie". Here's a short explanation of each value:
>
>    NAME        DESCRIPTION
>    beastie        Color ``Helper Daemon'' mascot (19 rows x 34 columns)
>    beastiebw    B/W ``Helper Daemon'' mascot (19 rows x 34 columns)
>    fbsdbw        "FreeBSD" logo in B/W (13 rows x 21 columns)
>    orb        Color ``Orb'' mascot (15 rows x 30 columns)
>    orbbw        B/W ``Orb'' mascot (15 rows x 30 columns)
>
> I'm not sure what you meant by "Beastie ASCII" image, but I think you're =
either looking for "beastie" or "fbsdbw".
>
> You should have to, but if you need to, you can add:
>
>    set logoX=3DX
>    set logoY=3DY
>
> to force the row/column placement of beastie.
> --
> Devin
>
>>
>> --
>> Freddie Cash
>> fjwcash@gmail.com
>
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