Usplash distortion

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at
Wed Apr 26 15:32:23 UTC 2006

>  If I understand correctly, what you are saying is that with traditional
> screens this distortion is normal.
> But the majority of  monitors, in my view, is still not wide screen. Then
> what was the reason behind changing the proportions of the artwork.

the reason was AFAIK to let it display on hardware which does not support
640x480 well. The vgafb driver
which is used at boot apparently can cope with more displays if using
640x400. This is a change since breezy.

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