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Old 06-27-2008, 04:05 AM   #1
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how do i change boot-up screen of redhar linux.

hi all,
i am new to linux, i.e. i know d basic commands of linux n all.
i m bored of linux boot up screen, so i want to load a picture when the PC boots up.
so is it possible to put up an image when the linux boots up ???

i am using Redhat Linux 2.8

can someone tell me how to do it i mean all d stpes.

pls make it soon as its bit urgent.

Old 06-27-2008, 10:45 PM   #2
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Do you mean RH2.8 or RHEL2.8. Either way it is a massively out of date. RH9 hit EOL (end of life) in 2004. RHEL2.8 is either beyond or approaching EOL. Consider the RHEL5.2 is current.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 2.1):

Including Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS

General Availability: May 17, 2002
Full Support (including hardware updates): May 17, 2002 -- Nov 30, 2004
Deployment Support: Dec 1, 2004 -- May 31, 2005
Maintenance Support: June 1, 2005 -- May 31, 2009


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Old 06-28-2008, 06:49 AM   #3
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As Laz said, you will want to upgrade. After you do, go to or You can change the splash screen, get a new grub background and desktop backgrounds.
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thanks a lot frends......
but dont u know a way to do it in tis version itself ???
Old 06-29-2008, 11:55 PM   #5
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You still have not told us which version you are running.

Either way, since the versions are both quite old, there will be an extremely small number of people with current knowledge. This is the secondary trap of running an older version. While thousands of people may have run the version in its glory days, probably less than one percent of those are still using it. Now you put on top of that, how many of those users are likely to see your post? The older the version gets the smaller that number goes.


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