[CentOS-devel] CentOS install CD bootlogo

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Dec 9 10:46:34 UTC 2005

Sherman Boyd wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on cleaning up the bootlogo for CentOS.  I just finished
> and I'm dead tired, but since I didn't find very good documentation on
> some of this stuff with a google search I wanted to document what I
> did:
> First I took some of the standard artwork and cleaned it up in gimp. 
> I saved the image to a 640x300 14 color ppm.
> Looking at the .msg files under the /isolinux directory I was able to
> figure out that redhat actually uses 7 different text colors in it's
> menu.  Each color has a corresponding hex code that specifies which of
> the sixteen colors in splash.lss to use.  I matched them up as close
> as possible, and converted the ppm to an lss:
>  ppmtolss16 "#000100=0" "#7b5b89=9" "#e5dde8=7" "#ffffff=15"
> "#ff020a=2" "#f1aa23=12" "#9ad02d=10" <centos-boot-clean.ppm
> Here is the end result:
> http://www.mitosys.com/images/splash.lss

Can we also get the .png file ? the png2lss converstion gets run as a 
part of the build process.

> Hope you like it.  The f7 anaconda looks good eh!


- K

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