On 19 Sep 2003 15:36:02 -0700, Manu <mprasannusc.edu> wrote:Playing with Bios is kind of risky, but for the second phase, lilo can> I am a RH8.0 and Slackware 9.0 user. I would like to know how to
> configure my distros (is it the same for all linux systems?) so they
> display an image on the screen rather than all the initial setup
> information that they now show me during startup. I am not even sure
> what this is called (dark boot??).
> I want this from the time I switch on my computer. I guess it has to
> be done at 2 stages.... once at the BIOS stage and then the the OS
> stage at bootup.
be set up to use a 640x480x16 color bmp file, I'd imagine grub can be
I set mine up in Debian LILO version 22.2, when I used RH7.2 I upgraded
LILO, but I think that was for playing with partitions if I recall. I
think both distros should be equal to the task. If you need help I'll
clean up my lilo.conf, but Debian's comes with LOTS of comments.
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