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Old 11-29-2007, 07:48 PM   #1
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how do i change the lilo bootscreen


I would like to change the Lilo bootscreen in Slack 12.Any pointers?Do I need to get any extra software to enable this.Cheers.
 
Old 11-29-2007, 08:21 PM   #2
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Nothing else is needed, check out the lilo.conf man page.

Quote:
bitmap=<bitmap-file>
Specifies use of a 640x480x16 (VGA BIOS) or 640x480x256
(VGA/VESA BIOS) bitmap file as the background on which a boot
menu is displayed.
 
Old 11-30-2007, 03:07 AM   #3
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/etc/lilo.conf:
Code:
bitmap = /boot/lilo2.bmp
bmp-colors = 15,0,;15,8,
bmp-table = 500p,230p,1,3,,
bmp-timer = 550p,445p,15,0,0
http://www.unrealize.co.uk/images/lilo2.bmp

Have a play around with it

Last edited by dive; 12-03-2007 at 04:01 AM.
 
Old 11-30-2007, 04:45 AM   #4
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Thanks guys.Got it now.:-)
 
Old 11-30-2007, 08:42 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dive View Post
/etc/lilo.conf:
Code:
bitmap = /boot/lilo2.bmp
 bmp-colors = 15,0,;15,8,
 bmp-table = 500p,230p,1,3,,
 bmp-timer = 550p,445p,15,0,0
http://www.unrealize.co.uk/images/lilo2.bmp

Have a play around with it
Ehe, dive, thanks a lot. I was always searching for simple Slackware based lilo bootscreen. Now I found one.
 
Old 11-30-2007, 10:33 AM   #6
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I agree. This lilo boot screen is just what I needed! Simple, and to the point .
 
Old 11-30-2007, 11:09 AM   #7
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Thanks but I can't take all the credit. I found this one day while reading up on bootup images, but I forget where (maybe in Shilo's sticky).

I edited it a bit to suit my boot options.
 
Old 12-02-2007, 08:14 PM   #8
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/etc/lilo.conf:
Code:
bitmap = /boot/lilo2.bmp
 bmp-colors = 15,0,;15,8,
 bmp-table = 500p,230p,1,3,,
 bmp-timer = 550p,445p,15,0,0
http://www.unrealize.co.uk/images/lilo2.bmp

Have a play around with it
umm where should i stick this codes? i wanna try this one if you don't mind? thanks
 
Old 12-03-2007, 04:01 AM   #9
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Copy the lilo2.bmp into /boot/

Then put the codes in /etc/lilo.conf
Run 'lilo' as root.
 
  


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