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bug #52920: 00_header does not emit "insmod gfxterm_background" when a splash background is configured

Submitted by:  CJ Oster <coster>
Submitted on:  Wed 17 Jan 2018 05:56:56 PM UTC  
Category:  User Interface Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  CJ Oster
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  Git master Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Wed 17 Jan 2018 05:56:56 PM UTC, original submission:  

When GRUB_BACKGROUND is set and points to a valid image, 00_header does not emit an insmod for gfxterm_background, which is where the `background_image` command lives. I know there are issues with secureboot and EFI regarding loading modules, which this will still silently error, but it will work with secureboot disabled or on legacy bios installation.

One-liner to correct attached.

CJ Oster <coster>


Attached Files
file #42940:  gfxterm_background.patch added by coster (424B - text/x-patch)


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    2018-01-17 coster Attached File- => Added gfxterm_background.patch, #42940

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