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Old 06-23-2005, 02:15 AM   #1
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Mandriva LE2005 Graphical boot


Hi Mandriva users.

I have recently installed Mandriva linux LE2005, and everything is going well, execpt for one small promblem.

When I boot my system up, all I get is a screen full of scrolling text messages. Please, how do I get the progress bar with the picture of the penguin as a background?

After bootup, the system works fine, it is just the bootup of the system that is the promblem.

Please help me!!!!!!!!!

Wunny
 
Old 06-23-2005, 06:59 PM   #2
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Your LiLo config is probably set at splash=verbose.

Check the "append=" section using:
cat /etc/lilo.conf

change:
splash=verbose
to:
splash=silent

Don't forget to re-run LiLo from root when finished...

KC
 
Old 06-23-2005, 07:39 PM   #3
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Hi,

I installed bootsplashcreens (or similar) in RPMDrake and then set one via control centre, this worked in 10.1

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Old 06-24-2005, 03:05 AM   #4
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Angry no "splash" heading

Thanks for replying kencaz and monkey. But I still have another promblem!

When I went into my lilo.conf file, there was no heading "splash". Here is what the file looked like:

# File generated by DrakX/drakboot
# WARNING: do not forget to run lilo after modifying this file

default="linux"
boot=/dev/hda
map=/boot/map
keytable=/boot/us.klt
prompt
nowarn
timeout=100
message=/boot/message
menu-scheme=wb:bw:wb:bw
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="linux"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5"
vga=791
read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="failsafe"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="failsafe acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 devfs=nomount"
read-only

Should I just create the heading "splash", or should I not?
Please help me!!!!!!
Wunny
 
Old 06-24-2005, 03:35 AM   #5
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If you go into the mandrake control centre, under 'boot', choose graphical boot.
 
Old 06-25-2005, 04:41 PM   #6
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Thanks simcox.

But I've already cheked everything in the control centre, and it is already set to graphical boot.

What should I do?????

From Wunny
 
Old 06-25-2005, 05:29 PM   #7
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You should be able to add the line as below:

append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 splash=silent"

remember to do it in root and re-run /sbin/lilo for it to take effect.

KC
 
Old 06-28-2005, 01:15 AM   #8
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Angry Still does't work

Thanks again kencaz.

But I still don't get the graphical start up screen. Here is a copy of my lilo.config file now:

# File generated by DrakX/drakboot
# WARNING: do not forget to run lilo after modifying this file

default="linux"
boot=/dev/hda
map=/boot/map
keytable=/boot/us.klt
prompt
nowarn
timeout=100
message=/boot/message
menu-scheme=wb:bw:wb:bw
append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 splash=silent"
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="linux"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5"
vga=791
read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="failsafe"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="failsafe acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 devfs=nomount"
read-only

Please help me!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-28-2005, 01:44 AM   #9
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Perhaps try under the Control Center >> Boot Loader >>
Sub heading "Bootloader to use"

Check that it is on "LILO with Graphical Menu"

KC
 
Old 06-28-2005, 02:04 AM   #10
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Yep. I've already cheaked that.
It still does't work

From Wunny

P

P.S. Thanks a lot for replying!
 
Old 06-28-2005, 02:23 AM   #11
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Only thing I can say is that maybe the image is not there for lilo to load. Here is were my lilo boot images are located. Yours may be different for LE.

ls -l usr/share/bootsplash/themes/Mandrakelinux/images

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 21236 Sep 28 2004 bootsplash-1024x768.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 34647 Sep 28 2004 bootsplash-1280x1024.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 48925 Sep 28 2004 bootsplash-1600x1200.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14446 Sep 28 2004 bootsplash-800x600.jpg
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Mar 14 02:38 silent-1024x768.jpg -> bootsplash-1024x768.jpg
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 24 Mar 14 02:38 silent-1280x1024.jpg -> bootsplash-1280x1024.jpg
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 24 Mar 14 02:38 silent-1600x1200.jpg -> bootsplash-1600x1200.jpg
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 22 Mar 14 02:38 silent-800x600.jpg -> bootsplash-800x600.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 16120 Sep 28 2004 vt-1024x768.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 26577 Sep 28 2004 vt-1280x1024.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 37825 Sep 28 2004 vt-1600x1200.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10377 Sep 28 2004 vt-800x600.jpg

KC
 
Old 06-28-2005, 06:04 AM   #12
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try to add splash=silent to the second append also.
I belive that the append for each image overides the first.

I have never used a "global" append.

/Anders
 
Old 06-30-2005, 02:43 AM   #13
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Thanks KC and Falco for your help.

I first looked to see if the bootsplash images were there, and they were.
I then tried falcos suggestion, but I still don't get the graphical bootup.
Here is a copy of my current lilo.config file if it helps.

# File generated by DrakX/drakboot
# WARNING: do not forget to run lilo after modifying this file

default="linux"
boot=/dev/hda
map=/boot/map
keytable=/boot/us.klt
prompt
nowarn
timeout=100
message=/boot/message
menu-scheme=wb:bw:wb:bw
append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 splash=silent"
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="linux"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 splash=silent"
vga=791
read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="failsafe"
root=/dev/hda1
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="failsafe acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 devfs=nomount"
read-only

Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-30-2005, 03:06 AM   #14
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just to be sure

Have you run lilo (or lilo -v) as root after updating lilo.conf?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 11:48 AM   #15
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Perhaps it's something to do with your video card?

Now I've got a GeForce 4 in my PC I can use the graphical boot no problem. Before, I had crappy built-in Intel i810 graphics, and I couldn't get any distro to show a graphical boot.
 
  


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