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SubjectRe: Bootscreen
> I do have a solution for that. Just make the image 640x440 instead
> and have the initscripts output on one of the lower lines only, always
> writing the previous message. That way, the support engineer would know
> what's going wrong and you'd still have a cute picture.

There's a good way to encode startup sequence info into the
doesn't require text.

WinXP outputs an image, starts it dim, fades it up to bright, starts a
sliding indicator, moves the slider back and forth at various speeds, then
starts the gui (?) and it goes more various steps.

I imagine someone with the right documentation could say exactly what's
going on at each step.

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