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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
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From: jferg@acm.cs.umr.edu (Justin C. Ferguson)
> I think a nice lilo addition would be a nicer touch, somewhere
> a cross between the Sun bootup image and the win95 boot image, the code
> to display an image in 320x200x256 mode is only going to take a mere
> handful of bytes to do in assembler, bypassing the problem someone else
> brought up regarding fitting it in the boot sector... It would be perfect
> to add support so hitting esc kicks you back to the text mode, and even
> a lilo.conf option, (ie bootimage=y) would be handy...

In case anyone actually does this, be aware that Win95 uses 320x400x256.
I'd hate to see Linux be inferior. (FYI, C:\Windows\logo*.sys files
are really bmp files with the wrong extension.)


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