Re: customize bootloader
On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 9:01 AM, Federico Bruni <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm trying to customize the bootloader following the instructions in the
I have been meaning to improve that chapter for some time. Especially
the last paragraph:
which would benefit from a longer explanation. But it was a last
minute modification so it is in a poor state. I've got it in my todo
and I hope I'll be able to explain it better someday.
> I want to change the icon and the name of the project.
> I've copied all the files in /usr/share/live/build/bootloaders/syslinux in
> config/bootloaders/syslinux and I've modified splash.svg (just replaced the
> icon). But the built image keeps showing the old splashscreen.
> Also, how @PROJECT@ and @VERSION@ (in svg file) are replaced? There's a file
> where I can set a different name? Maybe in /etc?
You want to take a look at the binary_syslinux script. You'll
understand it better:
> I see that the documentation suggests using a png file for the splash. Then
> I wonder why there's an SVG in /usr/share... it's just a template to be
Usually the splash.svg is converted into an splash.png file:
Chroot chroot "rsvg-convert --format png --height 480 --width 640
splash.svg -o splash.png"
I hope this helps.