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SubjectRe: Bootsplash for 2.6.11-rc4

> > 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?
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
...jr ghea gurz vagb qrirybcref, naq gurl frrz gb yvxr vg gung jnl!
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