[ubuntu-art] New Boot Experience in Karmic

Smartboy smartboyathome at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 19:59:51 BST 2009

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Mat Tomaszewski <
mat.tomaszewski at canonical.com> wrote:

> Merk wrote:
> > I see the mention of solid colors. Given as I've never worked on such a
> > thing.  What are some of the other limitations to the graphics such as
> color
> > depth, resolution, and fonts?
> In KMS-powered pieces (disk check, encrypted disk, initial splash
> screen) we're limited to the use of simple gradients (vertical,
> horizontal) or solid colors (full color palette is available, not only
> 256 like in the current Usplash implementation). We can also render text
> properly using the default system font.
> The new splash screen and os-switcher will run on top of X server so
> there are no limitations as far a colors or fonts are concerned.
> Mar
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So is the new graphical boot basically going to be like RHGB?
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