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Bug#243233: installation report (d-i 20040408)



On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 08:15:24PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 08:00:14PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Bruno Majewski <bruno@pubnix.qc.ca> [2004-04-11 18:28]:
> > > (5)     Assuming grub and use a graphical splashscreen like lilo can, I am 
> > > surprised you did not make grub use one to make the boot process prettier. 
> > > If we want the "unwashed masses" to use Linux, we might was well make it 
> > > pretty. And that includes a graphical grub menu as well as using the 
> > > bootsplash kernel patch.  I should not have to patch & recompile my kernel 
> > > to make my machine not scream "geek!".
> > 
> > What's the status of having a version of GRUB in the archive which
> > displays a graphical boot screen?
> 
> It's been supported for a while, but it's not enabled by default.
> 
> Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@ruslug.rutgers.edu> is working on a package that
> would contain only splashimages, so we can use this as a base for providing
> a default splashimage setup with grub. I just pinged him today about his
> progress.

I'll have this ready by this week. :)

	Luis

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