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Re: bootsplash (OT)

mess-mate wrote:

>Nicolas Cadou <niccad@cobi.net> wrote:
>| Le 11 Septembre 2005 04:50, mess-mate a écrit :
>| > Hi,
>| > i've installed bootsplash on a machine without any problem.
>| > But can't do the same on a second machine :
>| > -233 k6 with a S3Virge graphic car.
>| > Seems 'mode' (vga) isn't right when booting and have to select an
>| > other mode like for example 80x30.
>| > Setted the grub vga=788 (800x600 16bit) and configured bootsplash to
>| > 640/480,800/600,1024/728 with of course the appropriate boosplash
>| > image.
>| > What did i wrong ?
>| I have encountered this problem with S3 Virge cards.
>| I found a patch for 2.4 kernels (tested on 2.4.21 and 2.4.24) which side-steps
>| the problem, by setting video modes through VESA.
>| Let me know if it works.
>Thanks but i builded a kernel and seems vga vesa is there
>because after a 'scan'
>founded 'VGA VESA' at the header and then the available modes
>like 80x30  80x32 etc...
>So tryed several of this modes and nor of them wont work.
>I see only a little pinguin in the left up corner and then the
>verbose booting.
>The bootsplash themself (with animation) isn't there.
>Cold hands, no gloves.
I remember Knoppix ( in what version I forgot ) had an option 'splash'
which displayed a pretty good bootsplash ( with tux running around ).
But I have no idea what Klaus did to get that.


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