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Old 02-01-2004, 12:18 AM   #1
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Question Where do i edit the boot selector screen?


I can't find where to edit the boot selector srceen where you select between OS's. I am running Fedora Core1. I would appreciate some help. thanx
 
Old 02-01-2004, 12:34 AM   #2
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If you use lilo, it is /etc/lilo.conf. If you use grub, it is in /boot/grub/grub.conf. Be careful in there.

If you use lilo, make sure you run /sbin/lilo after you make changes otherwise the changes won't take effect.

That help?

 
Old 02-01-2004, 12:36 AM   #3
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Sorry, but I do not really know what you are asking.

If you are trying to edit the entries, they are stored in the file "/boot/grub/grub.conf". You shouldn't really need to edit these except if you are dual-booting or something

If you are are trying to change the image that is displayed, you need to download an image with the extension .xpm.gz. Store the image in /boot/grub and change the entry "SplashImage" in grub.conf to the new image.

I hope this helps
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Old 02-01-2004, 12:45 AM   #4
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I am talking about if you have win xp and fedora core both installed there is a screen where you select which one you want to use. I want to edit that so it takes 3 seconds to default instead of 10 or 15 or whatever it is.
I've seen it done before so i know you can do it.
 
Old 02-01-2004, 12:53 AM   #5
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It is in the files listed above. It just depends on which one you use, lilo or grub.

You want to change 'timeout=' line. Don't put in 0 though. You may not even get a blink.

You can use Konqueror or a command line editor to change that. I think you also have to be root for those.

Later

 
Old 02-01-2004, 01:44 AM   #6
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Hey thanx guys, that worked great. cya
 
Old 02-01-2004, 02:05 AM   #7
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Your welcome. WE aim to please.

Later

 
  


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