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Re: [PATCH] Integrate hiddenmenu

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Integrate hiddenmenu
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:55:05 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 01:44:50PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 11:38:11AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I'd like to integrate as a
> > grub-mkconfig option so that we can use it by default in Ubuntu. How
> > does the attached patch look? I dropped the --verbose from the wiki page
> > since I personally prefer it to be silent, although obviously this could
> > be patched in or out as desired. I also moved the timeout down to after
> > the point when the graphical terminal is initialised, to decrease the
> > period when GRUB isn't in the desired screen resolution.
> GRUB Legacy users would expect the verbose behaviour.  I tend to prefer
> making that the default.  Does anyone else prefer silent?

This also comes from our design people, who have told me that by default
the boot loader "should not have any visible representation". That
obviously doesn't necessarily mean it has to be the upstream default
though! :-)

> If we default to verbose, we could also have an option to turn it off from
> /etc/default/grub, if that makes life easier for you.

Slightly, I suppose. I thought there were some feelings against
excessive numbers of options which is why I didn't suggest that.

Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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