How to disable teardrop screen?
Lars Eighner wrote:
> Things got better when I reinstalled and discovered I can install F15
> on a ext2 partition, and such a partition can actually be created with the
> install disc. This enabled me to mount the F15 partition RW in FreeBSD which
> has a sane console resolution and font, so I can actually read and edit
> the F15 configuration files.
> So far I have disabled the grub background and unhidden the grub menu.
> Surprisingly enough, grub has a more-or-less acceptable font and resolution.
> Unfortunately even though I set BOOTUP to verbose, the teardrop screen comes
> up and wipes out the grub resolution and font and also wipes out any VGA
> setting done at boot. Evidently the teardrop represents the trail of tears
> on the quest for an legible console font and resolution.
> So, my issue is how to keep the teardrop screen from coming up, and how to
> stop the resetting of the console resolution that accompanies. I have been
> through every file in systemd configuration without finding a likely
Removing "rhgb" from the kernel command line gets rid of the graphical
boot screen, but the resolution will still change.
As for that, you might try adding "nomodeset" to your kernel command line.
> (Meanwhile, busy trying to re-create en_US.iso88591 locale which seems
> somehow to have got lost.)
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