Re: Boot Logo Thoughts (LONG)

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s)
14 May 1998 00:23:45 -0700

In article <linux.kernel.6jdutn$h4p$>,
H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
>Followup to: <6jdm05$>
>By author: (david parsons)
>In newsgroup:
>> Yes; the patch that was posted here a while back (which went
>> *immediately* into my kernel tree) does that. The only place
>> where it fails is that it then drops the machine back into
>> ickytextmode when the machine finishes loading and goes into
>> ia32 mode. I'm working on fixing that, though I've gotten
>> some interesting "Hi! I'm the boot image and I'm going to
>> stand here smiling at you until you get bored and push the
>> Big Red Switch" crashes in the process.
>"IA32 mode?"

80386 mode. (I can't bring myself to use the popular names
for 80386/8086 mode.)

david parsons \bi/ `Protected mode'? Bleah.

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