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Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:04 pm

When the PI boots up a rainbow coloured squire appears at the start, is it possible to change this image to something else and if so how??

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:40 pm

You can change it to a black square:

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disable_splash=1
in config.txt....
You could then display your desired splash screen earliy in the linux boot (which is what OpenELEC/Raspbmc do).

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:12 am

Thanks for the tip however I would rather replace the image than disable it.

What's the procedure for changing the splash screen does it have to be a specific format or resolution??

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:50 am

I don't think you will be able to change it as it is a test image which displays before the gpu starts loading the OS and is probably embedded in the SoC or coded into the gpu blob which isn't for public editing.

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:01 am

Its not a splash screen, its a test the GPU does, before linux even boots. You have the choice of disabling it.

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:53 pm

It's actually a four pixels zoomed up to fill the screen. The rainbow effect comes from the scaling kernel.

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:15 pm

The disable_splash=1 in config.txt does not have any influence. I'm running the latest firmware and kernel on RPi B 512 MB version.

What could be the cause?

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:16 pm

Adding

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disable_splash=1
to /boot/config.txt should do it as described on http://www.raspberrypi.org/documentatio ... fig-txt.md
disable_splash
If set to 1, don't show the rainbow splash screen on boot. The default value is 0.
However this has no effect in NOOBS raspberrypi 3.12.28+ on RPi B.

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:36 pm

in /boot/cmdline.txt add the following at the end of the line(make sure that all of the contents are placed in one line) :
logo.nologo

this will disappears the pi logo and you can replace the rainbow splash according to the following guide:
http://www.edv-huber.com/index.php/prob ... i-raspbian

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:41 pm

Is there a way to disable the smooth scaling of the scaling kernel? I want my Pi to scale "nearest neighbour"

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:07 pm

blanka wrote:Is there a way to disable the smooth scaling of the scaling kernel? I want my Pi to scale "nearest neighbour"
I suggest you make a new thread.

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Re: Change rainbow splash screen??

Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:29 pm

blanka wrote:Is there a way to disable the smooth scaling of the scaling kernel? I want my Pi to scale "nearest neighbour"
viewtopic.php?f=63&t=58432

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