Which bootsplash method will be used in openmoko?

Harald Welte laforge at openmoko.org
Mon Feb 19 10:48:55 CET 2007

On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 11:53:04PM +0100, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:

> I recall something like a "SKIP early framebuffer init" patch against the
> kernel which was done for this very reason of keeping the U-Boot
> displayed until userland kicks in.

I very much doubt you can do it that way, since the formerly u-boot
allocated framebuffer is now mapped somewhere in virtual space and might
be reused for something completely different.

> Update: I found it again: It's in
> http://www.mock.com/pdev/docs/DULG.pdf, chapter 9.5

Will check that out. Ah, does exactly what I stated in my last email.
Allocate new buffer, copy old one ;)

- Harald Welte <laforge at openmoko.org>          	        http://openmoko.org/
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