lcd screen: Bootscripts

Jim Gifford lfs at
Mon Jan 3 09:32:55 PST 2005

Nathan Coulson wrote:

>Jim made a patch for RAQ2 systems where it looks like it can send data
>to a front LCD screen, which I forgot to update for
>Would anyone have any complaints about extending boot_mesg, so it can
>take another parameter [something like bootmesg -lcd "Starting
>telnetd" "Starting telnetd server..."] (the -lcd one would appear on
>the smaller display).
>My own vote would be to add it to boot_mesg, but I am a bit leary of
>updating all lfs bootscripts to support it offhand.
>How many users would find something like this helpful?
The only problem is that the screen is limited to 16 characters that is 
why I did it as a separate message.

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