More low hanging fruit.

Steven Garrity stevelist at
Mon Aug 27 17:25:57 UTC 2007

Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> It's not kernel rendered graphics, the kernel just sets the graphics
> mode and then a small userspace application can provide a simple
> progress bar.  The userspace application will start very early in the
> boot process and replace RHGB, so we still avoid starting 2 X servers
> with this approach.  The transition from the userspace application to
> the X server will be smooth, for example, a cross fade, and in
> particular, no mode switches.

Isn't the small userspace app you're describing here very similar to 
Splashy [1]?

Steven Garrity (who admittedly knows very little about this topic)


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