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Re: can we find a Debian solution for Bootsplash?

Dnia poniedziałek, 11 kwietnia 2005 14:26, Tobias Lorenz napisał:
> Hi,
> I see both concepts as not perfect: bootsplash or rhgb.
> Bootsplash is based on the framebuffer and needs kernel patches, that
> will never go into the official kernel.
> And RHGB (RedHat Graphical Boot) depends on an X Server, that is not
> available early in the boot process.
> So my question was: Wouldn't it be easy to write a program, that looks
> like rhgb, but is based on the framebuffer device. Compiled statically
> it should even be small enough to fit on an initrd.

There is a similar project: gensplash/fbsplash. It is used and developed by 
gentoo community. Website: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/gensplash/

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