[arch-dev-public] [HEADSUP] Arch boot splash

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Sat Dec 21 21:11:47 EST 2013

On 12/21/2013 02:07 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I thought I'd let you know that I just pushed a new version of
> gummiboot to [testing] which now has support for showing a
> splash-screen at boot [0].
> I shipped it with the Arch Linux logo
> (/usr/lib/gummiboot/splash-arch.bmp), which can be copied to
> /boot/EFI/gummiboot/splash.bmp if you want to test it out (eventually
> this will 'just work', but we are not quite there yet).
> If your UEFI firmware is messed up, you may need to specify the
> background color in /boot/loader/loader.conf as, say, "background
> #C0C0C0" (which is the Mac background color).
> I figure this might be interesting to use on our isos?
> Cheers,
> Tom
> [0]: <https://plus.google.com/+TomGundersen/posts/FcVxvSqFc9M>

Nice work :)

Anyways, I am planning to replace gummiboot by syslinux in archiso. (but
this need some tests and feedback from people).

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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