Method and apparatus for storing and displaying a power-on graphical image

  • US 5,600,766 A
  • Filed: 08/24/1994
  • Issued: 02/04/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/24/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In a computer system including a video subsystem, a method for storing and displaying a power on graphical image, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) storing a compressed graphical image in a programmable read-only memory (PROM);

    (b) initializing a power-on self test (POST);

    (c) decompressing the compressed graphical image;

    (d) loading the decompressed graphic image into a random access memory (RAM); and

    (e) displaying the graphical image during the POST.

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