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Old 12-15-2008, 01:34 PM   #1
BigglesPiP
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Smile Quickie about GRUB and splash images.


I recently made myself a GRUB splash image, which works fine. Unfortunately, I can no longer see which choice in the menu I have selected. The text is white and the background is black, regardless of whether that item is selected or not.

Is this because it can only use colors which feature in the image?

Any tips?

http://iamtheb.org/me/linux/grubsplash.xpm.gz
http://iamtheb.org/me/linux/menu.lst
 
Old 12-15-2008, 01:50 PM   #2
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Nope... you've messed-up the specification of where the image is located. "Been there, done that." GRUB does not react gracefully to an incorrect specification of where the splash-image file is supposed to be.

Had me confused for a very long time too... "Surely, if the problem was merely that 'the filename was wrong,' Grub wouldn't do something as goofy as this..." Guess what: it does.
 
Old 12-15-2008, 02:01 PM   #3
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Where did you put your splash image file in the end then?
 
  


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