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Re: bootsplash option for d-i?

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 03:45:42PM +1100, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 04:47:02PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Notice that the debian-kernel team has refused the bootsplash patch in its
> > current implementation, so there will be no bootsplash kernel in debian
> > anytime soon, and this is at best a post-sarge discussion.
> I fully understand the reasoning behind the kernel team's rejection of this
> patch, but it is kinda sad nonetheless... I marvelled at how someone's
> Fedora install booted up the other day, and was similiarly impressed with
> the Ubuntu Live CD.

Since we're mentioning Ubuntu, the reason we rejected the bootsplash
patch for the Ubuntu kernel was that including it broke the part of the
installer that starts up the framebuffer in a way that we concluded was
impossible to repair within the design of bootsplash.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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