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Re: Bootsplash in Debian

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 12:11:42AM +1100, Damien Solley wrote:
> Hello All
> I am trying to get a splash screen while booting into my Debian Sarge
> box. I found instructions at:
> http://bulmalug.net/impresion.phtml?nIdNoticia=1812
> and have followed them (almost) to the letter. The kernel has been
> patched, images and initrd in place, etc etc but I don't get a splash
> screen. No errors in dmesg, no problems booting, just no splash. I have
> followed the instructions as per the page apart from one seemingly minor
> detail: instead of booting with vga=791 as a kernel parameter, I boot
> with vga=773, which uses the same resolution but a lower colour depth
> (as my laptop only supports 1 MB video while booting). 
> Are there any debian users who've had experience or success with
> bootsplash, perhaps following different instructions to these? Does
> anyone know if the vga= line could be my point-of-failure?
> Regards
> Damien

I'm using it with no problem with the vga=791. Did you attach the image
to the initrd file with the splash command?

Paulo Jorge Jesus Silva
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