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[directfb-users] Re: Initial image
Heya, * Jan Ekholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> [20040428 08:46]: > Is it possible to set some kind of "initial image" that would be set after > the framebuffer has been initialized? I always just see garbage, quite > often something from before the last reboot. Warm reboots don't seem to > clear the framebuffer, and I'd like to have something else there, such as > a DirectFB logo or similar. > > I can of course do it using a custom app or DFBSee, but they have to be > left running, as soon as I kill them the image becomes garbage that > slightly resembles what the original image was. What I'm looking for is > thus an app or "thing" that sets an image to the framebuffer and then > exits, leaving the framebuffer free for the main application that will be > started once the system is fully up and running. > > I hope my ramblings make any sense? sure does. how about pure ignorance: cat /dev/fb0 > your_file.raw .. with what you want on screen .. and: cat your_file.raw > /dev/fb0 .. to show it on boot. Count -- Andreas Kotes - ICQ: 3741366 - The views expressed herein are (only) mine! OpenPGP key 0x8F94C228 - DirectFB support crew - http://www.directfb.org/ Theory is theory, practice is practice. And theory should be used to analyze practice, but should never EVER be the overriding concern. -- Linus Torvalds -- Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to email@example.com with "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject.