Subject: Re: Splash screen boot HOWTO
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 02/19/2006 09:04:45
On Sun, 2006-02-19 at 12:43 +0000, Rui Paulo wrote:
> Mark Kirby <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Saturday 18 February 2006 17:17, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2006-02-18 at 21:12 +0000, Mark Kirby wrote:
> >> > Nope same thing.
> >> Does vesafb work at all for you? Try booting a kernel without options
> >> SPLASHSCREEN and SPLASHSCREEN_PROGRESS...
> > Im afraid not, i get the same problem as Rui. A few boot messages are
> > displayed then a blank screen untill kdm takes over.
> Jared found out that my card is not VBE 3.0 and I can't even run X
> using the vesa driver.
VBE 2.0 should be the baseline for this..
> So, no splash screen for me.
Mark, does X's "vesa" driver work for you?