[svlug] startup screen
saint1983 at home.com
Mon Apr 5 09:40:24 PDT 1999
I'm curious Dave, how would I go about loading the framebuffer console?
jeff at walter.org
Dave Zarzycki wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> > Alan Dickie writes:
> > > Is there a way/program to have linux display graphics while linux loads
> > > the kernel?
> > Supposedly, yes, by default, if you're using the frame buffer console. I
> > haven't tried that yet.
> Sort of.
> I've used Linux/PPC and SparcLinux with the framebuffer console. Both of
> them place a picture of Tux, the penguin, in the upper right hand corner
> of the display till init loads. As far as I know, the x86 framebuffer
> console behaves the same way.
> I think Alan Dickie, and the vast majority of people who request this
> feature, want to completely hide the complexity of bootstrapping and
> initialization from the user. (opinions on whether or not hiding this
> information is good or bad withheld.)
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