Plymouth on ATI and nVidia

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Wed Oct 29 16:42:51 UTC 2008

Aioanei Rares wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 6:28 PM, Rahul Sundaram 

> If I append "vga=0x318" to my kernel options in menu.lst for example, i 
> can see the nice plymouth effects (GeForce 8500 GTS) So would it hurt if 
> we would add this option as the default in grub as a (temporary) 
> workaround? Are there cards that don't scale well with "vga=0x318" ?

Yes. The above interview does mention why it is not supported. If we are 
going with that solution, we might as well as have used splashy.


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