Subject: Re: Splash screen boot HOWTO
To: None <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/24/2006 08:47:48
On 24-Feb-06, at 8:45 AM, Pierrick Brossin wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 08:37:58AM -0400, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
>>> The logo looks awful in 8bpp :/
>> It looks awful? That's funny, it's only a 64 colour bitmap. Sounds
>> like you're having colourmap problems.
>>> The scrolling is slow too on my lappy. I'll try this tonight.
>> Oh, you haven't even tried it yet. Did you have a question?
> I sure tried with the default parameters. Then I changed some in the
> kernel to get 1280x1024 in 16bpp.
> Isnt the default bpp 8 ? so why would the logo look better in  
> 1280x1024
> 8bpp that in 640x480 8bpp ?

The logo shouldn't look any different between the two colour depths  
(unless your palette isn't setup properly). Can you send me a capture  
of the bitmap at 1280x1024x16 and 1280x1024x8 so I can see the