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I am using leagcy GRUB (0.97) on a system running linux kernel 2.6.31. I am using a GRUB splash image from /boot/grub/menu.lst. I see that the splashimage goes away once the GRUB menu selection is made and the INIT process starts. Is there a way that I can continue to display this image when INIT begins to run?

EDIT: I cant use fbsplash or plymouth since these dont compile with legacy kernels.

Appreciate any help and thanks in advance

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Most likely not unless you can tell the kernel/init to use a splash image; once GRUB loads the kernel its work is done and it relinquishes all control of the system to the kernel (which in turns calls init when it's ready to proceed)

I admit I've never tried any of them, but splashy seems well supported.

... Also, 2.6.31 is "legacy" now?

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2.6.31 is definitely old and no longer supported. –  rozcietrzewiacz Dec 14 '11 at 9:28

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