[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] grub2 image support

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Tue May 12 07:49:15 EDT 2009

Maybe the "General Discussion about Arch Linux"  mail list is better
place about this?

(ps. I just now notice
http://www.archlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/arch-general - the
description has a typo "Discusson")

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 00:23, Ronald van Haren <pressh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> For those of you who are using grub2 and are interested in making your
> boot selection menu a bit nicer, the newly uploaded grub2 supports
> backgrounds and stuff.
> Config syntax in your grub.cfg is similar to:
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> if loadfont /usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2 ; then
>   set gfxmode="1024x768x32"
>   insmod gfxterm
>   insmod vbe
>   terminal_output gfxterm
>   if terminal_output gfxterm; then true ; else
>      terminal gfxterm
>   fi
> fi
> insmod tga
> background_image /boot/grub/archlinux.tga
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> though obviously a background image is not included. Other image types
> should work as well if you load the correct modules (see the .mod
> files in /boot/grub)
> Ronald
> ps. I had to add a bdf-unifont package to the repo in order to make it
> work a bit easier. It is now a makedepend of grub2.


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