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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:32:53 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Max Staudt <mstaudt@...e.de>, b.zolnierkie@...sung.com,
        linux-fbdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     tiwai@...e.com, oneukum@...e.com, msrb@...e.com, sndirsch@...e.com,
        michal@...kovi.net, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 08/14] bootsplash: Add file reading and picture rendering

On 10/25/17 05:45, Max Staudt wrote:

> diff --git a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> index a6617c07229a..c3496c5ac2bb 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> @@ -175,6 +175,14 @@ config BOOTSPLASH
>            If unsure, say N.
>            This is typically used by distributors and system integrators.
>  
> +config BOOTSPLASH_FILE
> +        string "Default full path to bootsplash file"
> +        depends on BOOTSPLASH
> +        default "/bootsplash"
> +        help
> +          This file will be looked for in the initramfs and, if found, loaded
> +          and used as a bootsplash.


Some people try to avoid using initramfs.

Can one have a bootsplash without initramfs?


or maybe this is just for distros, who expect the initramfs to be there.

-- 
~Randy

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