[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] src/bootsplash.c: Fix displaying VGA bootsplash

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 23 14:37:02 CET 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 08:08:39AM +0100, Gerhard Wiesinger wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012, Gerhard Wiesinger wrote:
> >VGA bootsplash isn't displayed because video mode is set
> >which clears the display. Video mode has already been set
> >by some VGA BIOS. User can choose by config option to disable
> >setting of VGA video mode by seabios
> >Works well under QEMU/KVM with VGA BIOS and seabios.
> >
> >Default behaviour is the same as before where VGA mode is
> >set by seabios.

Sorry, but I don't agree with this patch.  As discussed before, it has
been observed that a real BIOS will init and clear the screen on boot.
I don't see a significant gain in adding a compile time option to
perform a non-standard action.


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