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Old 01-04-2008, 11:55 PM
Tim Johnson
 
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I just installed kubuntu 7.10 on an older laptop with 512 meg of RAM
and it boots *very* slowly. I find the black screen during bootup to
be disquieting. I'd like to see bootup messages like I would see on
redhat or slackware. I commented out the quiet directive in menu.lst
but it doesn't make any differences.

Any other ideas?
Thanks
Tim

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Old 01-05-2008, 04:05 AM
"O. Sinclair"
 
Default Like to see bootup messages

Tim Johnson wrote:
> I just installed kubuntu 7.10 on an older laptop with 512 meg of RAM
> and it boots *very* slowly. I find the black screen during bootup to
> be disquieting. I'd like to see bootup messages like I would see on
> redhat or slackware. I commented out the quiet directive in menu.lst
> but it doesn't make any differences.
You are on the right track. On the line that states the kernel to use
there is an option "quiet". Remove it or change it to "noquiet".

Sinclair

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Old 01-05-2008, 05:35 AM
Karl
 
Default Like to see bootup messages

Tim Johnson wrote:
> I just installed kubuntu 7.10 on an older laptop with 512 meg of RAM
> and it boots *very* slowly. I find the black screen during bootup to
> be disquieting. I'd like to see bootup messages like I would see on
> redhat or slackware. I commented out the quiet directive in menu.lst
> but it doesn't make any differences.
>
> Any other ideas?
> Thanks
> Tim
>
Even with quiet you should get some messages, not a black screen. Did
you remove "splash" from the kernel line?

Karl

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Old 01-05-2008, 04:33 PM
Tim Johnson
 
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On Friday 04 January 2008, Karl wrote:

> Even with quiet you should get some messages, not a black screen. Did
> you remove "splash" from the kernel line?
Hi Karl and Sinclair :
No Carl, I did not, I did change `quiet' to `noquiet'. Below is the
automagic kernels list for my menu.lst
############################################
title Ubuntu 7.10, kernel 2.6.22-14-generic
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22-14-generic
root=UUID=ef315234-5f10-478f-978f-c407ae845b5b ro noquiet splash
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-14-generic
# quiet

title Ubuntu 7.10, kernel 2.6.22-14-generic (recovery mode)
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22-14-generic
root=UUID=ef315234-5f10-478f-978f-c407ae845b5b ro single
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-14-generic

title Ubuntu 7.10, memtest86+
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/memtest86+.bin
quiet

### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST

# This is a divider, added to separate the menu items below from the Debian
# ones.
title Other operating systems:
root
################################################## ######
Thanks to all for the responses.
cheers
tim

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Old 01-05-2008, 05:58 PM
Karl
 
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Tim Johnson wrote:
> On Friday 04 January 2008, Karl wrote:
>
>> Even with quiet you should get some messages, not a black screen. Did
>> you remove "splash" from the kernel line?
> Hi Karl and Sinclair :
> No Carl, I did not, I did change `quiet' to `noquiet'. Below is the
> automagic kernels list for my menu.lst
> ############################################
> title Ubuntu 7.10, kernel 2.6.22-14-generic
> root (hd0,1)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22-14-generic
> root=UUID=ef315234-5f10-478f-978f-c407ae845b5b ro noquiet splash

Get rid of the splash at the end of this line. It is supposed to
display a graphical boot screen with a progress bar, which isn't working
on your system. Without the splash you will see the boot messages. The
quiet just reduces the number of messages you see.

Karl


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Old 01-05-2008, 06:15 PM
Tim Johnson
 
Default Like to see bootup messages

On Saturday 05 January 2008, Karl wrote:
>
> Get rid of the splash at the end of this line. It is supposed to
> display a graphical boot screen with a progress bar, which isn't working
> on your system. Without the splash you will see the boot messages. The
> quiet just reduces the number of messages you see.
Karl, you nailed it.
Thanks a lot.
Regards
Tim


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