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Old 01-11-2008, 07:13 PM   #1
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Problem on Changing boot screen (verbose to silent)

Dear all,
I am trying to change boot screen from "Control centre", even I put the setting (by applying, of course) no change on boot screen.
I want silent mode that comes without loading texts.
I tried to open /boot/grub/menu.lst on root it says "permission denied". However, I viewed it with Kwriter, there the splash=silent. I can't see what is wrong.
(I also have problems on installing Wengophone, Webcam and USB stick tv tuner)

OS is Mandriva 2008 release desktop
LCD 15" Philips 150C
Old 01-11-2008, 09:29 PM   #2
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have you tried to open kwrite with root powers

2 main ways of doing it....if you use KDE create a new icon...rename as su-kwrite and in the application/advanced button...choose user root

b) open a to root then issue command kwrite.

.....then navigate into /boot/grub/menu.lst

I do not have a Wengophone, Webcam and USB stick tv tuner but check the HCL then if no separate posts in hardware or MDV
Old 01-12-2008, 05:03 PM   #3
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Many thanks AUS9, I'll try to follow your instructions. I'm in my Windows right now.


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