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> > It's not too much to even state that almost any computer working with
> > Linux 2.4+ can do 800x600 or 1024x768. Anything below that can be
> > considered a special case, regarding the numbers out there. But that
> > does not influence the possibility of using a bootsplash graphics.
> > On a system you can't use it properly, you probably also would not
> > want it (i.e. use normal text mode boot instead of a framebuffer
> > driver)
>
> Lots of systems cannot do 800x600 or 1024x768. Some of them cannot
> do 640x480 very well but 640x480 is safe except for weird kit because
> of the VGA mode support.

Infact, better than using text mode with a custom font to draw a logo,
because some LCD screens display 720x400 as 640x400 by missing out one
pixel of each character.

John
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