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Re: grub splashimage support?



* Justin Whitney 

| Thanks a lot, John.  Is there any plan to integrate this functionality
| into the standard grub packages, or create a separate grub-splashimage
| package for example?  As much as this sort of thing is in excess of the
| more technical provisions of grub, users of other OS's are familiar with
| it - which is to say, in making a switch, they would miss it.  Integrating
| it seems to me to be an easy way to add familiarity to what is to many
| linux newcomers a foreign OS.

I don't think the grub maintainer reads -boot, but perhaps he'd like
to answer the question anyhow?  :)  (cc-ed)

| --Justin Whitney
| 
| 
| On Tue, 21 May 2002, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
| 
| > On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 09:43:58PM -0400, Justin Whitney wrote:
| > > Do any debian packages support splashimage= support for grub?
| >
| > i did find some splashimage= patches:
| >
| > http://people.redhat.com/~katzj/grub/patches/grub-0.91-vga16.patch
| > and
| > http://people.redhat.com/~katzj/grub/patches/grub-0.91-splashimagehelp.patch
| >
| > i was able to apt-get source grub, wget the two patches, cd to the
| > grub-0.91 dir, apply the two patches, and debuild w/o error.
| >
| > -john

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