i get the strangest feeling that lilo hates me.

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Old 08-14-2001
Data i get the strangest feeling that lilo hates me.

i need to get rid of lilo's splash screen.

i've heard that you can edit your /etc/lilo.conf and add this line:


anyway, i did that and i still have a splash screen. any idea why that didn't work, or what is another way to disable the splash screen?

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Old 08-14-2001

Hmm... are you running Redhat by any chance? If so, you can remove that graphic selector by moving the /boot/message file to something like /boot/message.old. Then create a text version of what you want displayed on the screen, for example:

Press < enter > to boot the default Linux configuration, or
press < tab > to see other options.

After this, make sure to run /sbin/lilo to make sure it recognizes your changes.

Actually, try running /sbin/lilo after your append="splash=0"
change to make sure lilo is "see"ing it... If that doesn't work, try the above suggestions.

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