[syslinux] not sure how to get rid of white screen during boot
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Sun Feb 20 15:06:28 PST 2011
On 02/20/2011 03:01 PM, Douglas McClendon wrote:
> I'm not sure what you mean, as at this point a combination of Lua
> script, vga=0x317 for qemu, vga=current for all else, gets me past my
> white screen problem. Regardless of whether or not there is any
> substance to my hypothesis about console text mode changeable by
> syslinux possibly effecting the white-screen issue.
> The desire for a fadein/fadeout options in syslinux is fairly orthogonal
> to the workaroundable whitescreen issue.
I'm confused why you need to specify mode 0x317 for Qemu. Syslinux
would normally pick the mode that the kernel calls 0x318, and
vga=current *should* work. That is unless you're using an older
Syslinux from Red Hat.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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