[arch-releng] Pretty EFI splash

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 00:02:13 UTC 2017

On 04/24/17 01:51, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> I think it would be cool to have the EFI splash screen show the same
> graphical image that the syslinux boot loader has. I played around a little
> to try to get it to work but failed. I used the systemd test as a basis for
> that [1].
> Thoughts on pretty EFI boot loader?
> [1] https://github.com/systemd/systemd/blob/dd8352659c9428b196706d04399eec
> 106a8917ed/test/test-efi-create-disk.sh

EFI boot is a bit problematic in some hardware and many of these issues
come from graphics management. I prefer to keep things in the safe place
of simple. Maybe adding a fancy logo makes the system unable to boot.

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