[SLOF] [PATCH] Replace the SLOF logo to improve its readability

Thomas Huth thuth at redhat.com
Wed Apr 26 00:26:40 AEST 2017

On 25.04.2017 15:35, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> On 25/04/17 20:21, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> The current SLOF logo ASCII art is rather hard to read and also looks
>> rather ugly in my opinion. Replace it with another ASCII art that is
>> more readable.
>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth at redhat.com>
>> ---
>>  BTW, maybe we should rather get rid of the logo completely instead?
> I can imagine someone having an expect script which waits for this exact logo.

That sounds sick. In that case, it's time to update their expect scripts.

>>  Does it still make sense to waste precious boot cycles with this nowadays?
> How much does it save?

With VGA enabled:

milliseconds .slof-logo milliseconds swap - .d

==> 660 milliseconds

Printing the logo is just a waste of time and space on the screen. Or do
you really like it and want to keep it?


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