Re: bootsplash as kernel binary module
I'm glad someone's working on this. This would clean up the boot
appearance immensely :)
On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 11:40, Luis M wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 16:49, Christoffer Sawicki wrote:
> > > now, since the kernel is GPL'ed and, I wonder what kind of license the
> > > splashFX stuff for Xandros actually has... is there source somewhere
> > > that can be (safely) used?
> > IANAL but I bet splashFX is GPL'ed.
> > And yes, I found a patch at http://xandros.jammys.net/patches/001splashFX.diff
> > */ Christoffer Sawicki <email@example.com>
> Wow, that's a very simple patch.
> If this stuff actually works, done completely from a module point of view,
> then there is no need to use bootsplash at all (complex and ugly code).
> I see that the license does say "GPL" I wonder where does Xandros has the code for
> that in their site :-) The essence of the GPL license, got it love it... In any case
> documentation for how to actually use it would be better, then doing a kernel-patch-*
> for Debian couldn't be that hard. Now let's see how to get this to work on 2.6.x...
> Luis M
> System Administrator/Web Developer
> Para poder seguir tengo que empezar todo de nuevo. -- León Gieco. (1951-
> ) Cantautor argentino.
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