Re: Ugly Boot on 2.2.15
>>>>> "Robbe" == Robert Bihlmeyer <email@example.com> writes:
Robbe> Ben Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> it's not just the font, but also the boot logo, which turns all sorts of
>> strange colors on my 1M Trident TGUI 9440 after the kernel is finished
>> booting and init starts. admittedly, this is just a crappy old 486, so
>> maybe most people don't have this problem.
Robbe> No that's completely in spec. 16 colors are used, which will work on
Robbe> anything above EGA. But this also means that the logo will get false
Robbe> colors when the kernel resets to the standard palette before handing
Robbe> over to init. The penguin should go away soon after that, anyway.
The kernel doesn't reset the colors by itself. An echo statement in
the console tools (iirc) boot script sends the palette reset codes to
the console, *then* the kernel resets the palette to the standard