Re: Boot Logo Questions....

Khimenko Victor (
Thu, 14 May 1998 05:05:37 +0400 (MSD)

13-May-98 15:58 you wrote:
> Some stuff has been mentioned about putting some kind of splash up on the
> screen... Someone else responded that it wouldn't work well with a mono
> card on a server. I submit, why not detect the CLASS of card and do the
> boot in different ways depending on it? If it's mono only, "classic" text
> mode fits the bill. If we've got a VGA capable, something else. Etc.
> That shouldn't be TOO nasty to do. Not compared to reformatting the
> messages for the splash screen anyways :)
There are only one problem: there are NO WAY to understood type of monitor
attached (Ok there are bunch of ways to do so. They works. Sometimes :-) Not
very often, unfortunatelly :-(( That's why RedHat asks YOU while installing
about monitor type).

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