Bug 734173

Summary: New syslinux theme for F16 Live media
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Máirín Duffy <duffy>
Component: livecd-toolsAssignee: Brian Lane <bcl>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 16CC: adam.stokes, awilliam, bcl, bruno, dhuff, Jasper.Hartline, katzj
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Whiteboard: AcceptedNTH
Fixed In Version: livecd-tools-16.6-1.fc16 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-09-23 04:03:23 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Blocks: 734169    
Description Flags
New/clean syslinux.cfg for Live media
background splash graphic for syslinux live
screenshots to show what the new design looks like
screenshot of new syslinux config none

Description Máirín Duffy 2011-08-29 15:48:58 UTC
Let's update the syslinux theme for live media with the newer & cleaner design.

For Live media, this will involve updating imagecreate/live.py to generate the new theme values
( see
http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=livecd;a=blob;f=imgcreate/live.py;h=6ad9c5b79626611df49a2b1769dff0f3092c5ae9;hb=HEAD around line 454) ... eventually it would be nice for this to have a templating system

I'll assign the bug to myself initially so I can create the template for you,
then I'll reassign to the default component owner.

Comment 1 Máirín Duffy 2011-08-30 20:53:34 UTC
Created attachment 520687 [details]
New/clean syslinux.cfg for Live media

Comment 2 Máirín Duffy 2011-08-30 20:54:10 UTC
Created attachment 520688 [details]
background splash graphic for syslinux live

Comment 3 Máirín Duffy 2011-08-30 20:54:50 UTC
Created attachment 520689 [details]
screenshots to show what the new design looks like

Comment 4 Máirín Duffy 2011-08-30 20:56:17 UTC
Hi Brian, I'm reassiging this to you now for implementation. Let me know if there are any issues with it or if there is any way I can help. Thanks!!

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-09-01 19:39:25 UTC
livecd-tools-16.5-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 6 Adam Williamson 2011-09-02 19:09:10 UTC
Discussed at 2011-09-02 NTH review meeting. Accepted as NTH: it's a slightly dangerous change but we're confident we can test it, and the cosmetic benefit is significant.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-09-06 18:05:21 UTC
Package livecd-tools-16.5-1.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing livecd-tools-16.5-1.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 8 Tim Flink 2011-09-07 15:43:14 UTC
Created attachment 521928 [details]
screenshot of new syslinux config

The syslinux screen that shows up on new live media doesn't quite match the screenshots from this bug. Is that intentional?

I like the look of it, but the background that shows up makes it difficult to edit boot options with the white text on the white fedora logo.

I attached a screenshot of what I'm seeing with the F16 graphics test day i686 live image [1]

[1] http://adamwill.fedorapeople.org/graphics_test_week_20110905/graphics_test_week-20110905-i686.iso

Comment 9 Brian Lane 2011-09-07 18:31:50 UTC
That will be fixed when the splash image is updated in fedora-logos.

Comment 10 Máirín Duffy 2011-09-08 13:44:20 UTC
Tim, I think spot updated the splash in the fedora-logos package yesterday, so hopefully that'll be readable soon.

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2011-09-14 18:33:49 UTC
livecd-tools-16.6-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 12 Adam Williamson 2011-09-14 18:59:28 UTC
note that we should use 16.6 for the Beta, as 16.5 results in an incorrect background being used, AIUI.

Comment 13 Adam Williamson 2011-09-16 04:46:53 UTC
so, RC1 was a bit of a swing-and-a-miss: the bootloader background is plain black on all lives and the DVD.

Comment 14 Fedora Update System 2011-09-16 21:00:03 UTC
fedora-logos-16.0.2-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 15 Fedora Update System 2011-09-23 04:03:12 UTC
fedora-logos-16.0.2-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 16 Fedora Update System 2011-09-23 04:04:08 UTC
livecd-tools-16.6-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.