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Re: Compiling Kernel for Bootsplash: The Whole Seven Metres.

On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 05:38:03AM +0530, L.V.Gandhi wrote:
>    I have 2.6.8 kernel source. I tried the following both patches separately
>    in the same order. ie second time src previous patched source was deleted
>    and new src was installed.
>    bootsplash-3.1.6-2.6.8.diff
>    bootsplash-3.1.4-sp3-
>    both patches gave nearly same error. Following error is for second one.
>    First patch also gave error as Hunk #1 FAILED at 989 instaed of Hunk #1
>    FAILED at 988. However bootsplash works. But I want to know the
>    significance of file n_tty.c and patch to it.

I don't know whether this is a stupid doubt, but are you using
`pristine' kernel sources or Debian patched kernel sources (apt-got
ones)? I generally have had no problems applying the bootsplash
patches to pristine kernel sources.

>     As side note I found an interesting thing, that I wanted to share with
>    the list.We can have two screens one for booting and other for shutdown.
>    First make boot screen, put it in /etc/bootsplash/themes/<theme
>    name>/images and do (as example)

Nice suggestion. It's great!

Kumar Appaiah,
462, Jamuna Hostel,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai - 600 036

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