[syslinux] Display graphic from filename broken?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Oct 31 13:49:14 PDT 2014

On 10/30/2014 07:25 AM, Ady wrote:
> Yes, the lss16 support for DISPLAY files is broken since Syslinux 5+. 
> This has been reported in this Syslinux Mailing List several times 
> already, and there is also a bug report for it 
> http://bugzilla.syslinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10 .
> FWIW, version 5.xx has many other problems, part of them resolved in 
> 6.03 (but the lss16 issue is not yet resolved).
> I hope your initial scrutiny of the source code can bring up an 
> actual solution / patches for both, Syslinux CLI and menu parsers 
> (and if possible for both, BIOS and UEFI).
> Any developers willing to look at this issue and actually solve it?

Just a huge lack of time.  We should support all image formats for this.


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