bootsplash with working throbber (is modification of 9.2 bootsplash) and should work with all versions
1 extract to /etc/bootsplash/themes/
2 use Yast bootsplash theme changer-by mouseclicks: Yast>system>/etc/sysconfig Editor>system>boot>theme>type name of theme (susegreensplash)>finish
3 as superuser (root) type in terminal: mkinitrd -s 1024x768
... done ... reboot, and you will see the new bootsplash.
(I thank the author of the lizard splendid transparent *.png image)! Great artwork! All I did it insert the image and adjust the progress bar timing, position, and colors.