Re: bootsplash integration

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 15:28:38 EST

>> >mplayer knows how to play to a framebuffer on the console without X. So this
>> >is possible. I have played a movie on my framebuffer before.
>> mplayer even works without framebuffer, and I am not talking about aalib or
>> caca, but cvidix.
>As an ex-developer of MPlayer I should say that MPlayer even supports direct
>hardware access and such if you're brave enough ;-)

vidix does not work, but vesa and svga do. However, one of vesa/svga also
ceased to work recently. Very sad :(

Jan Engelhardt
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