CFT: Graphics support for /boot/loader

Oliver Fromme olli at
Fri Feb 6 10:40:37 PST 2009

pluknet <pluknet at> wrote:
 > Scott Long wrote:
 > > I think that this is really neat, you've done an impressive job
 > > with it good job.  However, I do take issue with your criticism
 > > of the ASCII logo; I actually spent a decent amount of time
 > > designing the block text logo =-)  I wish that there hadn't been
 > > moronic politics over the beastie logo, as that does look a lot
 > > better, even if it is text.  And text is still required for
 > > serial consoles.
 > Hey, then what's about that? ;)
 > [...]

I have to admit that I like Scott's text logo *much* better.

Trying to render the "horned ball" logo with ASCII letters
looks butt-ugly, IMHO.

Best regards

Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing b. M.
Handelsregister: Registergericht Muenchen, HRA 74606,  Geschäftsfuehrung:
secnetix Verwaltungsgesellsch. mbH, Handelsregister: Registergericht Mün-
chen, HRB 125758,  Geschäftsführer: Maik Bachmann, Olaf Erb, Ralf Gebhart

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$ dd if=/dev/urandom count=1
$ file perl script text executable

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