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Old 12-07-2003, 04:08 PM   #1
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lilo.conf : graphical boot problem


Pure frill, but here goes:

I decided that I'd like to have a graphical (rather than menu-driven) boot for lilo.

# Installs the specified file as the new boot sector
# You have the choice between: bmp, compat, menu and text
# Look in /boot/ and in lilo.conf(5) manpage for details
#
install=/boot/boot-menu.b

I changed it to

install=/boot/boot-bmp.b

went to run lilo to reload it, and got:

penance:/home/modify# lilo
Added Linux *
Fatal: Bitmap table has space for only 0 images

is this a result of running testing/unstable? (mostly unstable, but upgraded xf86 to testing), and hence it can't find the bmp file to use (it has woody, sid, and sarge symlinks).

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 04:35 PM   #2
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See the sample from /usr/share/doc/lilo/examples. Efectively you need lines:
Code:
bitmap=/usr/share/lilo/contrib/sid.bmp
bmp-colors=1,,0,2,,0
bmp-table=120p,173p,1,15,17
bmp-timer=254p,432p,1,0,0
install=/boot/boot-bmp.b
To your lilo.conf to have a startup image. The last line you allready have.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 05:33 PM   #3
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modify@penance:~$ su
Password:
penance:/home/modify/www/phpmyadmin# lilo
Warning: 'bmp-table' not supported by boot loader
Warning: 'bmp-colors' not supported by boot loader
Warning: 'bmp-timer' not supported by boot loader
Added Linux *
Added LinuxOLD
Added WinNT(hdc1)

penance:/home/modify# lilo.real -V
LILO version 22.5.8 (Debian GNU/Linux)
 
Old 12-08-2003, 05:34 PM   #4
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gurk, forgot to change it to boot-bmp.

thanks a bunch
 
  


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