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Re: Drop usplash in Squeeze? Move to plymouth?

Hi Petter,

thanks for bringing this up.

On Mittwoch, 19. Mai 2010, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Should we drop usplash from our package lists in Squeeze?  It is as
> far as I can see dead upstream, as Ubuntu moved to plymouth as their
> boot progress bar, to get flicker free boot.
> It is also the cause of many problems with the video setup on several
> hardware models, and it would be nice to avoid such problems in
> Squeeze.

I agree.

> I guess we should investigate plymouth, but I doubt I will find time
> to do it any time soon.

I'm working on it, also getting it through NEW nowish. (0.7 is in sid, but is 
blocked from squeeze. 0.8 is stuck in NEW and should go into squeeze.) 


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