Grub prettiness -- splashimage ?? -- re-phrasing
On 22May2008 16:26, William Case <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| Not an important question, but grub
| splashimagee=(hd1,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz did catch my attention.
Yes, that's the splash image. It has some size and colour map
| Two questions;
| 1) At boot time a Fedora 8 image quickly (0.5 seconds or less) flashes
| on my screen, then does something in a blank screen; then loads the grub
| menu. Can I either remove the quick Fedora 8 flash (splash.xpm.gz(??))
| or extend its life so it can be read/seen?
| 2) Just for eye-candy's sake, does anyone know of a better (prettier)
| grub menu layout that I might download and replace existing menu with?
Regarding the physical layour of the menu, I have no idea.
Regarding the splash image, I use this:
The important part of that is the:
gm convert - -geometry 640x480 -colors 14 xpm:- | gzip -9
GraphicsMagick incantation. More normally:
gm convert source-image-file.png -geometry 640x480 -colors 14 xpm:-
| gzip -9 >new-grub-splash.xpm.gz
Cameron Simpson <email@example.com> DoD#743
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