Re: [ANNOUNCE] Animated framebuffer logo for 2.4.1

From: Mike A. Harris (
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 07:37:48 EST

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Pavel Machek wrote:

>> I've created a patch for kernel 2.4.1 that adds some fancy options for
>> the framebuffer console driver concerning the boot logo.
>> I've added logo animation and logo centering.
>> People may find this not very useful but nice to look at. :-)
>Long time ago I joked that win2000 will have 30-minute film at the
>bootup. [3.1 had picture, 95+ had static logo with moving line...] And
>now it looks like _linux_ is getting that feature...
> Pavel,
>wondering when linux boot gets so long that mpeg2 player gets
>integrated into kernel.


I doubt strongly that that is technically possible. In fact I'm
sure it is not.

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