[syslinux] SYSLINUX bootsplash

C. David Wilde cdw at mylinuxguy.com
Fri Jun 16 14:11:59 PDT 2006

A.J. Venter wrote:
>>> 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/
> Bootsplash is at best a pain, at worst impossible to install since it hasn't 
> been maintained in ages and the patches are hopelessly out of date.
> I suggest fbsplash instead. It works quite well and can import old bootsplash 
> themes - not to mention that the splashutils make working with it a LOT 
> simpler than bootsplash.
> Not simple, but at least simpler.
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/gensplash/
> Ciao
> A.J.
Awesome, I'll try that.  Thanks,


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