[OpenBIOS] Re: boy is EFI a kludge!

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Aug 28 09:59:16 CEST 2001

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Gavin Robert Brewer wrote:

> Not wishing to be negative, but I would really like to ask Linus as to
> why he chose to have all that spam redirected to the screen at bootup.
> It is'nt very eyecatching.

It's "the way we've always done it". Plus a lot of us prefer it as opposed
to the windows way where you really can't tell what's happening.

I've done timings and the output of stuff has very little to do with boot
time. Time is lost in other ways.


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