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I have slackware 10 and I have installed the bootsplash, it is really nice to have my own bootup sreen. And now I am making a progress on it. However, when I read the doc of bootsplash, a "runlevel script scheduler", i.e. /etc/init.d/rc (pls correct me if I am wrong) is needed. But it is absent in slackware 10. Is there any replacement? Or can i copy an exising /etc/init.d/rc from internet or whatever?
I'd like to know how this could be done as well.. as, when I choose silent mode the progress moves about two pixels and xstarts... then if I switch back to terminal 1 it's still there.. until I press F2..
I think Chris is very rite. the vga setting depends on your framebuffer, most commonly, vesafb (of coz u can have your own fb, which is also mentioned in the bootsplash doc). And you can set what ever u like by lilo or grub. For the list of mode for Vesafb, it is available in forum.
Also you can d/l theme from its sites and there are samples up to 1600x1200 (pls correct me if I am wrong). It also support mng and sound (though I haven't ecplore them yet...)
Lastly, I have solved the progress bar problem. Below is the solution.
bootsplash will read from /proc/splash so to make the progress bar move, you can
1) enable progress bar in config file
2) set a msg to /proc/splash in the end of every rc file/cmd u executed by
adding this `echo "show $(($progress/100))" > /proc/splash
where $progress is yr current progress and it should be a no within 0 and 100.