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Re: Yaboot - does yaboot support splash?

On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 04:32:12PM +0300, Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> On 5/20/05, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 09:52:26PM -0700, Brian Benson wrote:
> > > I've used both bootsplash and gensplash on my ibook.  Yaboot just
> > > specifies the initrd file that contains the images.  It's all in the
> > > docs.
> > 
> > But neither is what Eddy's asking about (at least as far as I can gather
> > from IRC conversation). I believe the question was about displaying an
> > image at the yaboot prompt itself, which would need to be implemented in
> > yaboot itself and isn't.
> Yes, this is correct.
> Maybe ubuntu's uslpash will make this... when is done (Colin do you
> happen to know anything about this :-) ?

usplash won't do bootloader splash images either. It's intended to fill
the same rôle as bootsplash/gensplash, except in userspace.

There's no getting around hacking the bootloader for this.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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