On Sun, 2004-11-14 at 13:28 +0000, Martin Alderson wrote:
Is it possible to have a very simple boot screen, ala Windows XP and
MacOSX? It should be animated so that people can see if the computer
Basically it would be very good if as soon as you went into grub,
about 2 seconds later you had a graphical boot screen.
I personally think this would be nice, yeah.
Can this be done without using X? Is there some sort of really
X server-style application that could do this?
I think there are kernel patches out there for doing this (though the
framebuffer device) although I'm not sure if they are upstream nor what
state they are in; I suppose the kernel dudes would know.