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    Exclamation fbsplash and tty background in Gentoo


    Hi all

    I posted this problem first in the Gentoo section but as there was no reply (I waited for 2 days) so I am posting it here. Someone please delete my older post#post316099.

    Here follows the account of my problem:

    I am using Gentoo 2005. Currently I am trying to get background images on my ttys by using fbspalsh. I followed the things mentioned in http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_fbsplash but I am not getting any background image on my ttys. Here is my background.cfg file

    Code:
    # Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation
    # Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
    
    bgcolor=0
    
    tx=28
    ty=28
    tw=747
    th=497
    
    text_x=60
    text_y=420
    text_size=20
    text_color=0xeef4ff
    
    jpeg=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    silentjpeg=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    pic=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/verbose-640x480.jpg
    silentpic=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    pic256=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/verbose-640x480-240.png
    silentpic256=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480-256.png
    
    box silent noover       160 453 640 477 #04045498
    box silent inter        160 454 160 476 #ffffff #ffffff #526bb0 #526bb0
    box silent              160 454 640 476 #ffffff #ffffff #526bb0 #526bb0
    
    box silent              160 453 640 453 #313234
    box silent              160 477 640 477 #eef4ff
    box silent              160 453 160 477 #313234
    box silent              640 453 640 477 #eef4ff
    
    box noover 20 20 780 530 #04045498
    
    
    box     19 19 19 531 #313234
    box     19 19 781 19 #313234
    box     781 19 781 531 #eef4ff
    box     19 531 781 531 #eef4ff
    Then I tried
    Code:
    DeusExMachina Geiger # splash_manager --theme=gentoo --cmd=set --tty=2
    which gave me this message which I don't understand
    Code:
    FBIOSPLASH_SETCFG failed, error code 22.
    FBIOSPLASH_SETSTATE failed, error code 22.
    Can someone please help me with the problem.
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    Ive just ran into this exact situation myself modifying a 1280x1024 config to a 1280x800 resolution. Looks like that config file is for a 800x600 screen size, not 640x480. Either use a larger picture (resize it or otherwise) or start modifying the rest of that config file.

    By the way, what do you set your console to during boot up..err... what grub/lilo options do you use?

    Have to suggest you read this.

    zless /usr/share/doc/splashutils-1.1.9.10-r1/theme_format.gz

    Replace 1.1.9.10-r1 with your version of splashutils you have.

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    Did this real quick.. still need to edit the rest but this should give you a idea..
    Code:
    bgcolor=0
    
    tx=0
    ty=0
    tw=640
    th=480
    
    ...
    ...
    ...
    
    jpeg=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    silentjpeg=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    pic=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/verbose-640x480.jpg
    silentpic=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480.jpg
    pic256=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/verbose-640x480-240.png
    silentpic256=/etc/splash/gentoo/images/silent-640x480-256.png
    
    box silent noover       128 416 512 429 #04045498
    box silent inter        128 416 128 429 #ffffff #ffffff #526bb0 #526bb0
    box silent              128 416 512 429 #ffffff #ffffff #526bb0 #526bb0
    
    box silent              128 415 512 415 #313234
    box silent              128 430 512 430 #eef4ff
    box silent              127 415 127 430 #313234
    box silent              512 415 512 430 #eef4ff
    ...
    ...
    ...

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