Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [announce 0/7] fbsplash - The Framebuffer Splash

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 06:40:10 EST


> > Fbsplash - The Framebuffer Splash - is a feature that allows displaying
> > images in the background of consoles that use fbcon. The project is
> > partially descended from bootsplash.
> What are you trying to do exactly? I really don't see the point of this
> patch.

At least some Debians, Gentoo and SUSE each use some variant of this
eye candy; each one with different bugs. It would be nice to at least
do the splash right (so that it does not require vesafb and therefore
allows working with suspend-to-RAM).
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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