Taking a few seconds off from my feynman graphs..
With regard to the splash screen: I see the same logo on b27 and b11,
If you think this problem got introduced after 21.2.11 I would
1999-02-16 Kazuyuki IENAGA <ienaga(a)jsys.co.jp>
* device-x.c: Support to find best visual without flashing.
Which went in in between 21.2.11 and 21.2.12