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    SubjectRe: Bootsplash for 2.6.11-rc4
    Hi!

    > > Yes, I agree, almost anything is more sane than code I posted :-(. My
    > > only requirement is that it works with radeonfb and similar low-level
    > > drivers (so that I can get suspend-to-ram to work) and that it gets
    > > past our branding people...
    >
    > I don't know about the branding people, but suspend-to-ram and radeonfb
    > shouldn't be a problem for fbsplash :)
    >
    > > How many distros do use some variant of bootsplash? SuSE does, from
    > > above url I guess gentoo does, too... Does RedHat do something
    > > similar? [Or do they just set log-level to very high giving them clean
    > > look?] What about Debian?
    >
    > As far as I know: SuSE uses bootsplash, Gentoo and PLD use fbsplash,
    > RedHat uses rhgb (100% userspace solution, based on xvesa, doesn't
    > provide graphical backgrounds on vt's - for that a kernel patch like
    > bootsplash or fbsplash is necessary). I don't know about Debian - they
    > probably have some (possibly unofficial) support for both bootsplash
    > and fbsplash.

    Well, I like rhgb the best (because it is 100% userspace and I do not
    have to deal with it :-), but it seems like bootsplash should be
    deprecated in favor of fbsplash.
    Pavel
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