[syslinux] isolinux 2.0 boot graphic display issue

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Dec 24 17:12:43 PST 2002

Daniel Robbins wrote:
> Hi All,
> Greetings from the Gentoo Linux developers :) We are using isolinux 2.0
> for our LiveCD and have found a small cosmetic bug. It appears that on
> some systems, our adorable boot graphic (see
> http://cvs.gentoo.org/~drobbins/livecd.png) does not display properly.
> Instead, we get a standard white-on-blue text display -- our text
> displays fine, our F2 help menu works fine, etc. -- but no adorable
> graphic.
> Here is a link to this issue on our bug tracker:
> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12624
> Any help appreciated. Please cc me personally in any replies (or
> follow-up on our bugzilla if you have anything conclusive) as I am not
> subscribed to this list. As always, we're happy to test stuff.

It's almost certainly a bug in the VGA BIOS on this card (not 
initializing some of the color registers, or not allowing them to be 

I have very little time to chase down a cosmetic problem with one 
particular video card.


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