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Old 09-07-2003, 03:43 PM   #1
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Possible to customize LILO's look?


Is it possible to customize the look of LILO, or GRUB? I know distros like redhat come with their own look for the grub startup screen, but I'm running slackware and my lilo screen is this low-res red-on-black default. Thanks.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 03:57 PM   #2
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/usr/doc/lilo-<version>

In there you should find TONS literally TONS of info (ok maybe not tons ) on setting up lilo to look differently. Also, check around the board, as well as poke around man lilo.conf

And let me be brutally honest, I gave up after 5 minutes of reading for more important things and have not returned since as I've grown to like the drab screen that came with Slack

Cool
 
Old 09-07-2003, 04:02 PM   #3
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And let me be brutally honest, I gave up after 5 minutes of reading for more important things and have not returned since as I've grown to like the drab screen that came with Slack
Yeah, I have to admit I've never even thought about changing the Lilo boot screen on any of my machines, but I'm a bit curious on why anyone really cares. To me its just a boot screen that I see for about 2 seconds total or less really, that's if and when I reboot my machine..
 
Old 09-07-2003, 04:30 PM   #4
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Well, let's just say red isn't my color : )
 
Old 09-07-2003, 06:45 PM   #5
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I was thinking of changing the bg to a cool picture of Kerrigan (from StarCraft).

bitmap=kerrigan.bmp #kerrigan.bmp is in /etc

is that right?
 
  


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