[coreboot] splash screen

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 05:31:21 CEST 2008

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Jordan Crouse wrote:
>> As a comparison - Ron's screenshot:
>> .png - 97466  bytes
>> .jpg - 46877  bytes
>> .rle - 24846  bytes
> What about .lzma? If it's going into the larball, we already have
> compression implemented, and it would be nice to have lossless
> graphics and less computation.
> Maybe we can even blit? How does lzma perform on bitmaps?
>> Implementation wise - the LSS16 function I just wrote is about 40
>> lines of code with lots of whitespace.
> My only problem with LSS16 is that it's clearly designed for, and
> thus limited to, a 16-color VGA mode. (The palette gives it away.)
> For a 21st century firmware designed for 21st century hardware I
> would like to have 21st century graphics. Please?

Fully agreed. IMO, if you're going to do bootsplash, you might as well
do it right. Is there any reason we can only support one standard?


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