Subject: Re: Splash screen boot HOWTO
To: None <>
From: Karsten Kruse <>
List: current-users
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
> below.

>> 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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