[SeaBIOS] [PATCH v2 0/2] Boot up with a splash picture configurable, testing about it

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 27 23:35:13 CEST 2011

On 06/27/2011 12:33 AM, Wayne Xia wrote:
> limitation:
>      jpeg decoder have its limitation, it only accept jpg file with
> width=16*N, height=16*N. Strange thing is for some picture it have a
> good visual effect, while some with observable quality loss.
>      bmp decoder only accept 24bpp file, with a resolution that a VESA
> mode could support. Recommended is 640x480(mostly used).

BMPs are notoriously bloated.  Wouldn't it make sense to have a format
with at least a modicum of compression?  Odds are it would make a
smaller image even with the extra code for the decompressor.


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