Not displaying logo during startup/shutdown

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at
Tue Apr 15 18:35:09 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube wrote:
> Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> Is there any way to make Ubuntu not display the Ubuntu logo with the
>> bar during startup/shutdown, but the service messages instead?
> Use the command
> gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
> in a terminal (or with ALT-F2) to modify the grub boot menu. In this file 
> replace every string "quiet splash" with the string "vga=normal".

I did it and it didn't work. The menu.lst I used is attached to this email.
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