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    SubjectRe: Bootsplash for 2.6.11-rc4
    Hi!

    > > Just in case someone is interested, this is bootsplash for 2.6.11-rc4,
    > > taken from suse kernel. I'll probably try to modify it to work with
    > > radeonfb.
    > >
    > > Any ideas why bootsplash needs to hack into vesafb? It only uses
    > > vesafb_ops to test against them before some kind of free...
    >
    > It doesn't really need vesafb for anything. Back in the days of 2.6.7
    > I used to release a version of bootsplash that had the dep. on vesafb
    > removed. It worked fine with at least some other fb drivers.
    >
    > You might also want to save yourself some work and try out an
    > alternative solution called fbsplash [1], which I designed after I got
    > tired of fixing bootsplash and which I actively maintain. Fbsplash
    > provides virtually the same functionality, and it has as much code as
    > possible moved into userspace (no more JPEG decoders in the kernel).

    mls suggested that there were some problems with matroxfb in the
    past. Have you seen something like that?
    Pavel
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