Bug 217985 - Handbook update to 12.3. Configuring Boot Time Splash Screens chapter
Summary: Handbook update to 12.3. Configuring Boot Time Splash Screens chapter
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Documentation
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: freebsd-doc mailing list
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-03-21 21:05 UTC by joeb1
Modified: 2020-01-25 19:13 UTC (History)
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Description joeb1 2017-03-21 21:05:55 UTC
You can remove this from the chapter because it's now loaded by default. A message is issued during the boot process if vesa_load="YES" is in loader.conf.

Remove the following.

To use larger images that fill the whole display screen, up to the maximum resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels, the VESA module must also be loaded during system boot. If using a custom kernel, ensure that the custom kernel configuration file includes the VESA kernel configuration option. To load the VESA module for the splash screen, add this line to /boot/loader.conf before the three lines mentioned in the above examples:

Comment 1 commit-hook freebsd_committer 2020-01-25 18:42:53 UTC
A commit references this bug:

Author: carlavilla
Date: Sat Jan 25 18:42:34 UTC 2020
New revision: 53816
URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/doc/53816

  VESA_LOAD is loaded by default in the FreeBSD kernel so
  we can remove this advice from our handbook

  PR:		217985
  Submitted by:	joeb1@a1poweruser.com
  Patch by: 	carlavilla@
  Approved by:	bcr@(mentor)
  Differential Revision:	https://reviews.freebsd.org/D23359

Comment 2 Sergio Carlavilla Delgado freebsd_committer 2020-01-25 19:13:07 UTC