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Re: Call for artwork: boot screen with progress bar



Patrick Winnertz <patrick.winnertz@skolelinux.org> writes:

> Am Donnerstag, den 27.07.2006, 08:30 +0200 schrieb Petter Reinholdtsen:
>> [Ralf Gesellensetter]
>> > Dear Petter,
>> > some time ago I fiddled around with splashy boot image/progress bar. 
>> > Please have a look at
>> > 
>> > http://www.skolelinux.de/~ralf/artwork/
>> 
>> Ah, yes.  All those in
>> http://www.skolelinux.de/~ralf/artwork/bootsplash/ look a lot better
>> than the test image in usplash.  But there do not appear to be a
>> text-area indicated in the images, and their resolutin is very high.
>> Not sure if that is a problem, but suspect it is.
>> 
>> I notice you tested with splashy.  I need to do more testing with it
>> before I have an opinion on which of usplash and splashy are best for
>> our use.  I notice splashy went into unstable yesterday.  I expect
>> usplash to go into unstable this or next week.  I've had most luck
>> with usplash so far, but have not spent much time investigating
>> splashy, so that might change. :)
>> 
>> My splash screen testing is mostly a by-product of my work on the boot
>> system packages, so I am not sure how much more time I am going to
>> spend on usplash/splashy. :)
> What about an kernel with the kernel-patch-bootsplash? I looked on
> splashy but i was not satisfied with it. So i rebuild my kernel with
> this patch. Now it works just fine. 

What problems you had? Splashy  is now included in sid and will be
available on etch. :-D

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