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SubjectRe: Bootscreen
Raphael Schmid, Tue, Jan 28, 2003 11:43:28 +0100:
> > I didn't mean use it with 2.5, i meant to port them to 2.4 ;)
> Ouch. Now that would be one hell of an exercise for me.
> I'm only learning how single linked lists work these days.

we all trust in you

> > why not write a prog which does all the setup
> > and execs xinit at the end?
> I have that. It's in effect an /sbin/init replacement.


> But this is also a question of attitude to me. Even if
> only a fake, I want Linux to be a *graphical* OS. *g*

put svgalib in kernel and export it's interface?

> > You can redirect the output off the default
> > console. In this case you will see nothing.
> > Probably.
> I've just been asking this in another answer to LKML.
> Would mean the bootloader is the one reinitializing
> the screen, right?

not exactly. What you mean "reinitializing"?
It sets some video-mode and restores it afterwards.

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