Archive for February 9, 2012

Setting a text-only login banner at the FileVault 2 pre-boot login screen

February 9, 2012 10 comments

I got a notification today from Apple that one of my long-standing bug reports had been closed out as fixed. The bug report was Bug ID 9226657 – Need to set login banner on pre-boot login screen for encrypted Macs. They also pointed me at a new Apple KBase article, with a publication date of February 9th, 2012.

This has been a long-standing feature request of mine, so I’m glad to see it’s now been addressed. That said, there are some limitations to be aware of. See below the jump for the details.

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