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Old 07-16-2005, 03:19 PM   #1
jimbo-62
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Lilo Boot Menu Colors??


I am using DSlinux as a "master" Linux installation. DSlinux Lilo was installed to the MBR. All other OSs on my box boot from the DSlinux Lilo Menu.

But the menu is a fierce red color. Is there a way to change the color to a nice cool blue?

Thanks, jimbo
 
Old 07-17-2005, 02:57 AM   #2
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hi there,
Code:
man lilo.conf
has the answer. you need to edit/add in your lilo conf file the entry concerning
Code:
 menu-scheme=<color-scheme>
              The default color scheme of the boot menu may be  overridden  on
              VGA  displays  using  this option. (The color scheme of MDA dis-
              plays is fixed.)  The general  color-scheme  string  is  of  the
              form:

                   <text>:<highlight>:<border>:<title>

              where  each  entry  is two characters which specify a foreground
              color and a background color. Only the first entry is  required.
              The  default highlight is the reverse of the text color; and the
              default border and title colors are the text color.  Colors  are
              specified using the characters kbgcrmyw, for blacK, Blue, Green,
              Cyan, Red, Magenta, Yellow, and White: upper  case  for  intense
              (fg only), lower case for dim.  Legal color-scheme strings would
              be

                  menu-scheme=Wm     intense white on magenta
                  menu-scheme=wr:bw:wr:Yr    the LILO default
                  menu-scheme=Yk:kw    bright yellow on black

              If menu is not installed as the boot loader, then this line  has
              no effect.
regards,
slackie1000
 
Old 07-19-2005, 07:15 AM   #3
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Thanks for the hekp. I now have a nice cool blue Lilo menu.

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