[coreboot] splash screen

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Sep 23 19:55:04 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 09:33:27AM -0400, Joseph Smith wrote:
> > GRUB 2 can setup splashscreens and wait for an arbitrary number of
> seconds
> > with scripting.  The only caveat would be to get a video backend that
> > works
> > on coreboot.
> > 
> Ahh, but my experiance tells me for GRUB or GRUB2 to display a splashscreen
> it makes INT10 calls....

That's what the VBE _module_ does.  Everything above that (e.g. in this case
the PNG loader etc) is backend-independant.

What's the hardware anyway?  Replies seem to indicate a Geode board, but Ron's
initial mail didn't mention this.

Robert Millan

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