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Mandriva: Updated bootsplash package brings back the fbmenu command Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake When multiple profiles are configured, they can be choosen in the bootloader with the PROFILE keyword, but this needs a dedicated entry or to append manually the profile at each boot. To ease the choice of the profile during the boot time, Mandriva developed a frame buffer menu in GTK to choose the profile.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Advisory                                   MDKA-2006:046
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : bootsplash
 Date    : October 24, 2006
 Affected: 2007.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 When multiple profiles are configured, they can be choosen in the
 bootloader with the PROFILE keyword, but this needs a dedicated entry
 or to append manually the profile at each boot.  To ease the choice of
 the profile during the boot time, Mandriva developed a frame buffer
 menu in GTK to choose the profile.

 Unfortunately in 2007, a miscompilation removed this application from
 the bootsplash package, thus the only left method to choose a profile
 was the bootloader one.  This new package of bootsplash brings back the
 'fbmenu' command which display the appropriate profile selection menu
 during boot.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://qa.mandriva.com/show_bug.cgi?id=26353
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 790a13236e31e321e85ed8b1e4b289d6  2007.0/i586/bootsplash-3.1.14-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 0030db663c174307a8223441c4100971  2007.0/SRPMS/bootsplash-3.1.14-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 d5d8fc0eb6b01fb1083f6e3327d3230a  2007.0/x86_64/bootsplash-3.1.14-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 0030db663c174307a8223441c4100971  2007.0/SRPMS/bootsplash-3.1.14-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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