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    How Do I Set Start Up At Verbose Mode

    How do i set the start up to always boot at verbose mode instead of the loading progress bar without having to pres esc every time?

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    if it is the same as my SuSE 9.1 system, go into /boot/grub (if you use grub)
    in the menu.lst file there should be a linux option.
    In this option, there should be a line similar to:
    kernel (hd0,5)/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda5 vga=0x31a splash=silent desktop resume=/dev/hda7 showopts

    see the splash=silent? Change that to splash=verbose. and then reboot, and should do it for you.
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    Mar 2003
    Mandrake uses lilo as it's default boot loader, but the option for bootsplash is still the same. After you edit, make sure to run the command

    lilo -v
    To save the changes.

    Good Luck!
    Registered Linux user #346571
    "All The Dude ever wanted was his rug back" - The Dude

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