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Hello there, i would like to modify the first screen that is appearing when my Linux (DSL) boots. I am talking about the command line where i can enter some ...
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    How to customize the boot process?


    Hello there,

    i would like to modify the first screen that is appearing when my Linux (DSL) boots. I am talking about the command line where i can enter some boot params and where grafics can be included.

    How can i modify this area?

    Thanks in advance!

    Jobediah

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    Changing boot params can be easily done from the bootloader screen, if that's what you're looking for. In GRUB, you can just select an entry and press 'e', and you can modify the params, or you can press 'c' to go to a commandline and write your own boot entry.

    There's probably a similar way to do it in LILO.

    As for modifying the graphics, what exactly do you mean?

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    For example: How can I modify or change the image shown there?

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    How can you change the background image on the bootloader screen?

    You need to change the bootloader configuration file. For GRUB, the line is something like:
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    splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
    and again, I don't know what it is for LILO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabhan
    How can you change the background image on the bootloader screen?

    You need to change the bootloader configuration file. For GRUB, the line is something like:
    Code:
    splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
    and again, I don't know what it is for LILO.
    Why is it compressed?
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