the .png file will not load on grub

Asked by chris chase on 2011-03-17

it worked fine on my other pc. i am having problems with my laptop i just recently dual booted w/ ubuntu 10.10 and win 7. the customizer properly reordered my os's but i cant get the colors to change or the .png i have selected to display.
1024x768x16 is selected. red/transparent for both normal and highlight. i checked the advanced tab and the gfx box is checked as well as the color boxes and the menu picture. i get no errors on startup. the grub shows as grey borders and grey os list. the format is nice but once again, no colors and no picture.

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2011-03-17
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2011-03-17

If the image files on your root partition? If not, Grub2 may not find the file.

Also please take a look at your /boot/grub/grub.cfg. There should be a link to your image file.

If both is ok, this is a well known Grub2 issue ;-)

I didn't find out what type of image grub2 doesn't like. Especially after I read that png should work better than other formats. You could try to open the image with gimp and resave it. Also it may be a good idea to ensure the image not not to large (memory usage).

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