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Re: Bootsplash in Debian

On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 16:22, Johann Koenig wrote:
> On Monday November  3 at 03:37pm
> Damien Solley <dsolley@student.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> > Kernel is 2.4.22 from ftp.kernel.org with Con Kolivas' -ck2 patch
> > (includes bootsplash). I've got 512MB main memory with 1MB accessible
> > to the BIOS while booting. I use the 845patch to allocate a further
> > 10MB RAM to XFree86, but this is done during the sysinit stage, after
> > kernel has loaded.
> Have a look at the debian source  kernels, and the package
> 'kernel-patch-lpp.' It seems to be for 2.4 kernels. I have used it to
> get exactly what you are looking for, but it was about 6 months ago. I
> believe it applied cleanly to 2.4.20. Documentation is available in
> /usr/share/doc/kernel-package-lpp.

Hi Johann
Thanks for pointing that out. I hadn't realised that there was a patch
available for the debian kernel sources. I had previously tried
"apt-cache search bootsplash" with no results... Why is this patch named
differently? Is it the same thing?
Anyway, off to test it.

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