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Re: Bootsplash?



On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 10:44 -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 12:30 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > I think ubuntu use bootsplash [http://www.bootsplash.org/] but I think
> > that requires a patch to the kernel away from vanilla, so that might not
> > be an option for fedora. Maybe rhgb could be used instead?
> 
> With the swsusp code currently in the kernel, there isn't really a way
> to do any sort of useful userspace stuff.  Also, rhgb has the downside
> of being X based which tends to hit "interesting" corner cases and bugs.
> All the options here kind of suck :-/

Even displaying a static bitmap (a-la-windows 98) would be better than
the black we have now. Not sure if that makes it simpler.

Richard.


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