Ubuntu Boot Logo

Jay Camp jaycamp at CLEMSON.EDU
Tue Jun 21 18:43:16 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 17:43 +0100, Lee W wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if there are any plans to implement the bootsplash 
> patches in Ubuntu?
>  From what i have used of Ubuntu so far this is one remaining area that 
> this lacks polish (compared to the other distros) and stares you in face 
> everytime you boot the PC. All the other distros seem to have spent a 
> lot of time in doing this (especially Suse/Novell which even has a 
> shutdown logo as well) but most of these distros don't seem to have 
> spent as much time on creating a well designed default desktop.

No, the bootsplash patches will not be used.  From what I've heard, the
reasoning was that it broke the installer and had no chance of being
accepted upstream.

USplash will solve this problem in the correct way without kernel hacks:


Hope this clears things up.


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