newcons splash screen

Kris Moore kris at
Fri May 20 16:22:09 UTC 2016

On 05/20/16 12:06 PM, Juan Ramón Molina Menor wrote:
>> Hello,
>> is it possible to use a splash screen yet with newcons? I've been
>> looking at the source code for VT, and it would appear there has been
>> some work done towards this?
>> Also the wiki page shows limited support:
>> I've tried the standard method of enabling a splash screen but it of
>> course does not work. I don't think I was able to get it to work with
>> syscons either whereas it used to work.
>> Is there another way? Or is it still not ready yet?
>> Joe Maloney
> Hi!
> Maybe you are already aware of it, but in 2014 there was a Google
> Summer of Code project on improving the bootsplash:
> It worked well with sc(4), but I don’t know wether it applies to vt(4)…
> Juan
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That project was done right before/during the conversion to Vt/NewCons.
It is not vt aware :(

Kris Moore
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