Faster login

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Nov 15 05:03:46 UTC 2004

David Zeuthen (davidz at said: 
> So, in fact, if I boot my laptop with the kernel option vga=0x0317
> (1024x768x24), then right after grub, I get the Tux log in the top along
> with scrolling kernel messages. Almost there..

The question here is...

a) do you want to use vga16fb/vesafb everywhere (not portable to all
b) do you want to change the boot model depending on how supported
   someone's particular card is for fb mode in the kernel?

Not sure how useful this is just for hiding some kernel spew. :)


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