[coreboot] splash screen

Russell Whitaker russ at ashlandhome.net
Tue Sep 23 23:01:55 CEST 2008

On Tue, 23 Sep 2008, Peter Stuge wrote:

> Jordan Crouse wrote:
>>> It would be great if the mode was tweaked a little to either the
>>> standard 640x350 mode 3, or some standard framebuffer mode
>>> 640x480, 800x600 or 1024x768.
>> Patches welcome.
> I just don't have time to hack on it, but I wanted to mention my
> test results for the benefit of others anyway.
>> The intent is to emulate a 80x25 character screen,
> When the mode works it is indeed 80x25 characters, but it seems to be
> a little different from mode 3.

At one time there was a 720x400 res, 80x25 characters, that some svga 
cards defaulted to. The only reference I can find at the moment is Table 
9-4, page 492, "The Waite Group's MS-DOS Developer's Guide", Howard Sams, 

>> appropriate font
> The current one is great!
> //Peter
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