Where is the text gone when removing 'quiet splash' while booting Gutsy LiveCD?
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Sun Aug 5 18:08:21 UTC 2007
On Sunday 05 August 2007, Paul Dufresne wrote:
> When booting the LiveCD, pressing F6 and removing 'quiet splash', I am
> expecting to see a lot
> of text while booting, more or less the equivalent of dmesg command.
> But the screen keep being black, until the mouse cursor come on (until
> Xorg boot itself).
You're having problems with your screen resolution.......
Try adding vga=normal to your kernel line.
Or research other settings for vga=
something that might help is running hwinfo
It will give you valid settings for vga=
such as vga=0x0307 = 1280x1024
> I believe Tribe-3 was/is doing this.
> I am using a daily-build from about one or two week old of Kubuntu
> I don't fully remember if it has always done that.
> I don't think so.
> Someone use that enough to remember if this is a new behaviour, and if
> so since when?
> It sure does not help to debug boot problems.
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