[RFC PATCH v2 01/13] bootsplash: Initial implementation showing black screen
rdunlap at infradead.org
Wed Dec 13 23:55:26 UTC 2017
On 12/13/2017 11:47 AM, Max Staudt wrote:
> This is the initial prototype for a lean Linux kernel bootsplash.
> As it is now, it will show a black screen rather than a logo, and
> only if manually enabled via the kernel cmdline:
Is it .enable or .enabled? (compare below)
> diff --git a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> index 7f1f1fbcef9e..f3ff976266fe 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> @@ -151,6 +151,30 @@ config FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE_ROTATION
> such that other users of the framebuffer will remain normally
> +config BOOTSPLASH
> + bool "Bootup splash screen"
> + depends on FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE
> + ---help---
> + This option enables the Linux bootsplash screen.
> + The bootsplash is a full-screen logo or animation indicating a
> + booting system. It replaces the classic scrolling text with a
> + graphical alternative, similar to other systems.
> + Since this is technically implemented as a hook on top of fbcon,
> + it can only work if the FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is enabled and a
> + framebuffer driver is active. Thus, to get a text-free boot,
> + the system needs to boot with vesafb, efifb, or similar.
> + Once built into the kernel, the bootsplash needs to be enabled
> + with bootsplash.enabled=1 and a splash file needs to be supplied.
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