[Bug 850908] Re: grub refuses to display at all, but still runs
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Tue May 10 06:50:45 UTC 2016
** Changed in: grub2 (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Incomplete
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grub refuses to display at all, but still runs
Status in grub2 package in Ubuntu:
From when I've installed the 9/9/2011 daily build of Oneiric in a
dual-boot setup alongside Natty on my desktop, I could not get grub to
display at all for me. During the time when it should be showing, my
monitor instead shows a blank screen with an "Input Not Supported"
error box (see http://i.stack.imgur.com/RWNmV.jpg).
When I don't do anything, Oneiric continues to boot as normal (with
the exception of Plymouth not showing either, as described in Bug
#850895). If I hold down the Shift key during boot, I still get the
error screen and no grub, but boot won't continue until I press Enter,
which suggests to me that grub is still running even if I can't see
If this were a single-OS computer like it was before when I was only
running Natty, this might not be a huge problem, but it is now that I
am dual-booting with Oneiric, and I imagine it would also tick off a
lot of people who dual-boot with Windows. I can't get into my Natty
install anymore because of this.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: grub2 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic x86_64
Date: Thu Sep 15 09:21:29 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110909)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-13 (2 days ago)
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