Batman-adv boot logo

If you are a very batman-advanced addicted and enthusiastic fan, you will surely want to give the B.A.T.M.A.N.-Advanced boot logo a try! This little howto will drive you through the few necessary steps that will enable you to select a new custom logo from the kernel menuconfig.

This is what it looks like at the end:

Do you like it? Yeah! So, these are the necessary steps (it works for linux-3.3.2, but should work for older versions as well):

1. download the logo (logo_batman_clut224.ppm) and put it into your drivers/video/logo subfolder in the kernel source directory

2. download the patch (batman_logo.patch) and put it into your kernel source directory

3. open a terminal, jump into your kernel source directory and type

patch -p1 < batman_logo.patch

4. now run the menuconfig by typing

make menuconfig

5. Browse the menu: Device Drivers -> Graphics support -> Bootup Logo and choose the new B.A.T.M.A.N.-Advanced entry:

6. Exit the menu and recompile your kernel! Don't forget to reinstall it to the proper location!