[coreboot] splash screen

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Tue Sep 23 19:37:08 CEST 2008

On 23/09/08 19:28 +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > Libpayload could do what you need.
> ..
> > So Geode can do a splash screen really easily
> Note that the video mode set by libpayload's Geode driver does not
> play well with most monitors.
> I have only been able to get an image on two old, analog-only TFT:s.
> Newer/cheaper TFT:s and projectors can't sync.
> This is on an alix1c board.
> It would be great if the mode was tweaked a little to either the
> standard 640x350 mode 3, or some standard framebuffer mode 640x480,
> 800x600 or 1024x768.

Patches welcome.  The intent is to emulate a 80x25 character screen,
so whatever mode you want to use, you'll need to find an appropriate
font to go along with it ( I think the current font will work at 8x14,
but I'm not positive).


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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