speaking of grub graphical boot...

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Tue Jul 1 04:48:48 UTC 2008

>> All the images that I made had their own palette, and displayed in
>> GRUB the same as they did outside of it.

Mikkel L. Ellertson:
> I am thinking that you may be stuck with the basic 16 colors that go 
> with the 640 x 480 x 16 color VESA mode.

You mean, white, yellow, cyan, green, magenta, red, blue, black, and the
second shades of the same ones?  (digital RGBI VGA)

I wouldn't have thought so, though perhaps some hardware might have to
work that way.  None of mine did.

> Another interesting thing is that the splash.xpm file is not a 16
> color image.

I can see why, otherwise you could end up with unreadable menus,
depending on the image you used (e.g. black text on dark grey).

[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r

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