Subject: Re: Splash screen boot HOWTO
To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark Kirby <email@example.com>
Date: 02/19/2006 13:21:18
On Sunday 19 February 2006 13:04, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> 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?
Yes it works fine. Im using xorg from pkgsrc.
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