Subject: Re: Splash screen boot HOWTO
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Karsten Kruse <email@example.com>
Date: 02/22/2006 01:07:39
Jared D. McNeill wrote:
>> Seems to work mostly on my IBM Thinkpad T23 with S3 SuperSavage IX/C. I
>> see the splashscreen and the moving dot, after that i get the console.
>> However, there are some problems.
>> 1) The colors of the splashscreen are wrong
>> - white is wine red
>> - orange is blue/green
>> - grey is lime green
>> 2) The color of the cursor is darkblue. Hard to read on black background.
> Sounds like the video card isn't setting up its palette properly; see
>> 3) Only the second half of the first line in console is visible, thats a
>> problem in vi.
>> 4) Native resolution of my display is 1024x768 pixel but 640x480 pixels
>> are displayed. My hope was to use the native resolution because scaled
>> fonts suck.
> Try setting the following options in your kernel config:
> options VESAFB_WIDTH=1024
> options VESAFB_HEIGHT=768
> options VESAFB_DEPTH=16
> Should fix #1, #2, and #4.
That also fixed 3 :).
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