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Hello I compiled and booted linux kernel 3.13 on QEMU emulator. After bootup I get a splash screen consisting of random characters and colors inside small square boxes similar to ...
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    Linux 3.13 Kernel Bootsplash?


    Hello I compiled and booted linux kernel 3.13 on QEMU emulator. After bootup I get a splash screen consisting of random characters and colors inside small square boxes similar to those old televisions that displayed rainbow colors. Does this indicate successful bootup of my compiled kernel? Thanks....

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    Well, if it gets to a login screen, then it is successful. If not, then no...
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    Rubberman, I just have the bare minimum kernel I believe. It does not come with GUI and other user space applications....

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    Then it should come up to login prompt.

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