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Re: [SLE] http://www.kernel.org/ any good?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 18:36:16 +0200
  • Message-id: <200410131836.17426.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday, 13 October 2004 18.25, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 October 2004 12:07 am, Dana J. Laude wrote:
> > Splash screens are just that... spiffy graphic stuff. You do have
> > to enable a few features in the kernel, (can't recall off hand)
> > but it's possible.
>
> Are you referring to the stock kernel or the SuSE kernel? In other words,
> is it possible to get the graphic stuff (which I find handy) from a
> properly configured stock kernel, or is it actually necessary to apply SuSE
> source-code patches to a stock kernel in order to get the splash-screen
> functionality?

Yes and no. If you want it "the suse way" you need to apply the bootsplash
patches. But you could also do it the red hat way and start a very early X
server

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