[lkml]   [2003]   [Jan]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Bootscreen
Previously Alan Cox wrote:
> The real question is whether you want to do this in the kernel or simply at
> the moment the kernel flips to user space. An init can easily open vt2,
> draw a pretty boot screen with something like nanogui or bogl and then
> continue to spew the text to vt1 so anyone can see the text messages if
> need be.

It takes a while before the kernel starts init though, especially if you
have things like SCSI controllers to initialise. If you do not use fb
you can have your bootloader setup a pretty bootscreen, but if you need
fb I don't see how you can prevent the textscreen with kernel messages.


Wichert Akkerman <>
A random hacker
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:32    [W:0.086 / U:0.708 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site