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Re: Graphical boot isn't so graphical



On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 08:55, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 11:46:06PM +0100, Mr. Adam ALLEN wrote: 
> > Well the code from bootsplash.org  works with Shrike (still another 12
> > hours for severn to download), it didn't take much to get working, a few
> > patches to the kernel, add the images and config to the initrd.img, add
> > vga=XXX to the kernel paramteres- and it works as advertised. 
> > 
> > I can't comment on how it compares with what's in severn just yet.
> > 
> > The bootsplash.org is what SuSE use for their graphical boot-up. I'm
> > guessing at this point that RedHat have committed to serverns way of
> > doing things (at least for the near future.)
> 
> Our kernel developers have an "over my dead body" attitude toward that
> patch, I believe. ;-)
> 
> Havoc
> 

Ya know, I kinda like seeing those kernel and boot messages.  I like
seeing "OK" or "FAILED", and I like knowing that stuff is still
happening.

Just my six pence...

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