Awesome Boot Display
Michael J Gruber
michaeljgruber+gmane at fastmail.fm
Wed Mar 4 17:12:39 UTC 2009
Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R venit, vidit, dixit 04.03.2009 17:01:
> I was pleasantly surprised to see the solar theme boot display
> after installing Rawhide on an ECS motherboard with
> on board display. The Linux Desktop is showing signs of life.
> The folks who would most appreciate this eye candy are mostly
> NOT using wimp motherboard graphics.
> When might we see this boot display with Nvidia cards?
You can always get it by setting vga=0x31b or similar in grub. It's just
that the switching from the boot screen to X/gdm won't be smooth, and
that the vga option hardcodes a resolution.
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