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    A Lilo Bootscreen for Debian
    Submitted by Anonymous on Saturday, April 27, 2002 – 10:55
    Did you notice? All the top commercial distros come with cool graphical lilo bootscreens. Ok, they’re not that useful, but it’s quite nice for a desktop computer running multiple OSes. When I installed Woody a few months ago I noticed that its lilo package supports the graphical boot menu. The only problem is that there is no image you can use for it…
    Accordingly I had a go at it myself, and I’m quite pleased with the results. Since I like it, I thought there are might be some other people out there who’ll like it too. Everybody who is interested can download the bootscreen here. I’ve included a ready to use bitmap as well as the original Gimp xcf image. A small readme explains the installation and necessary settings in the lilo.conf. And please, tell me what you think of it.

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    Subject: Re: A Lilo Bootscreen for Debian
    Author: dale
    Date: Sunday, 2002/04/28 – 03:02
    Great work.
    I think lilo should ask the question would
    you like a text or graphic boot. With this
    one being the default graphic on installation.
    Maybe the default should still be text however.
    If its too late to mess about with the lilo boot
    package, then can we have these files included
    in the package along with the README? I can see
    no reason not to do this at a minimum.
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    Subject: Re: A Lilo Bootscreen for Debian
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Sunday, 2002/04/28 – 13:53
    I’ve tried to contact the maintainer of the lilo package. Perhaps we will hear something from him.
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