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Bug 753617 - [Feature Request] sys-kernel/genkernel - plymouth support
Summary: [Feature Request] sys-kernel/genkernel - plymouth support
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Hosted Projects
Classification: Unclassified
Component: genkernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Genkernel Maintainers
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Reported: 2020-11-08 22:07 UTC by FlyingWaffle
Modified: 2022-11-22 20:52 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Attachments
plymouth support patch (9999-plymouth-support.patch,15.89 KB, patch)
2021-03-19 19:47 UTC, FlyingWaffle
Details | Diff
plymouth support patch - old (genkernel-4.1.2-plymouth-support.patch,18.72 KB, patch)
2021-03-19 19:48 UTC, FlyingWaffle
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Description FlyingWaffle 2020-11-08 22:07:42 UTC
I would like to request the addition of Plymouth boot splash support in Genkernel.  With genkernel-next no longer supported or available on the repo a replacement would be nice.  This is also (as far as I can tell) the last major feature from gk-next that gk does not have.

I have coded and tested my own implementation of this and submitted a pull request on the genkernel GitHub page: https://github.com/gentoo/genkernel/pull/29

Please let me know if this is feasible, or if there are any changes I need to make.
Comment 2 FlyingWaffle 2021-03-19 19:47:51 UTC
Created attachment 692472 [details, diff]
plymouth support patch

Saw that my previous patch had merge conflicts, so I resolved those.  Patch for current 9999 ebuild in official repos attached.
Comment 3 FlyingWaffle 2021-03-19 19:48:36 UTC
Created attachment 692475 [details, diff]
plymouth support patch - old

Also uploading old patch for 4.1.2 ebuild.
Comment 4 Patrick Holthaus 2022-11-22 20:52:54 UTC
Thanks for the effort you put in here FlyingWaffle, that's much appreciated. I don't know what the exact status is of this patch, but I have generated one that works for genkernel-4.3.1 for those interested:

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pholthaus/gentoo-patches/7bb77bd5579af5ba18f157c03a918915277efcb1/sys-kernel/genkernel-4.3.1/plymouth.patch