[syslinux] SYSLINUX bootsplash

Harald_Jensas at Dell.com Harald_Jensas at Dell.com
Thu Jun 15 23:47:00 PDT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: syslinux-bounces at zytor.com 
> [mailto:syslinux-bounces at zytor.com] On Behalf Of C. David Wilde
> Sent: 16 June 2006 02:15
> To: syslinux at zytor.com
> Subject: [syslinux] SYSLINUX bootsplash
> Hello all,
> Forgive me if this has been asked before, I've been googling 
> for two days now and the only thing that I've learned is that 
> bootsplash is a total black art.
> I'm booting off of a USB stick and I've finally gotten a 
> splash screen to appear before vmlinuz and initrd load, but 
> once they load the splash screen scrolls off the screen.  Is 
> there any way to make it behave and stay there until X starts 
> to load?  Is there an alternative to the SYSLINUX/.lss method 
> for splash screens?
> TIA for the help,
> Dave W.

SYSLINUX is no longer in control of the system once kernel and initrd is
loaded, if you want a splashscreen at this poing I belive you will have
to make your kernel and initrd do this. 

I suggest having a look at:  http://www.bootsplash.org/


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