[syslinux] SYSLINUX bootsplash

C. David Wilde cdw at mylinuxguy.com
Fri Jun 16 12:06:42 PDT 2006

Harald_Jensas at Dell.com wrote:
>> -----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/
> //
> Harald
Doh, that's what I was afraid of.  I'll try bootsplash.  Thanks for the

Dave W.

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