Hello, On Sat, 24 Jan 2004 03:11:10 +0100, h wrote: >> Interesting thought. It should be pretty easy to implement into >> mknbi-linux. I will keep this in mind for one of the next netboot >> releases. > > As it seems, this can be achieved using bootsplash. Basically, this tool > appends a JPG image to the initrd. A shell script wrapper to splash and > mknbi should do the job. I will give it a try as soon as possible, and post > a report. BTW does anyone know what image format .lss is? Seems pxelinux > can handle it as a splash, at least that's what PXES does. What is PXES? Anyway, it should be pretty simple to implement it into mknbi-linux, especially with the (not-yet-released) new version of netboot, which makes use of a new runtime library. I'm presently rewriting almost the whole bootrom code to be able to compile it using GCC and this new library, and of course adding some new features. > Gero, guess what? These days, somebody contacted me to actually get copies > of the 1995 iX articles that we made. He's writing a book on the history of > Linux terminal servers technology. Hey, you will be mentioned in a book! > :-) Yes, I know, I've given him your name... ;-)) gero. -- Gero Kuhlmann Tollenbrink 18 Groote Gracht 33 firstname.lastname@example.org 30659 Hannover 26723 Emden email@example.com 04921/997561 =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Gero Kuhlmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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