LiveCD daily report for 09-06-2005. Perfection.

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Wed Sep 7 17:46:56 CDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-09 at 13:39 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 12:17:24AM -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-07-09 at 06:47 +0000, Pete Shinners wrote:
> > 
> > > The grub boot graphic is only a white screen with a small text are at the
> > > bottom. It seems like a regular graphic display is initialized, but there's no
> > > logo or anything. Everything is fine and works, but compared to the Suse9.3 disk
> > > I've been using recently for rescue it is kind of nasty. The Suse disk has a
> > > nice looking hires graphic screen with a grub-like menu of boot options. The
> > > best thing is they have a "boot from hard disk" as an option in the menu. I'm
> > > not sure what they are using, I suspect it isn't even grub. It would definitely
> > > be a target to strive towards, but perhaps for Breezy+1.
> > 
> > bug report about the lack of a nicer grub splash image:
> > 
> >
> Ubuntu has never used a grub splash image, and given that this doesn't work
> on all systems, it is unlikely that it will in the future either.
> Are you guys talking about the usplash artwork?  It is a black background
> with an Ubuntu logo and progress bar.

no, it's the grub splash image.    And I'm the owner of an old desktop
that often doesn't work very well with most grub slash screen.  So I
fully agree that it shouldn't be turned on by default for everyone
because when it doesn't work properly the result is not very nice

Daniel Robitaille

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