Verbose shutdown

Derek Broughton news at
Sat Feb 16 16:05:33 UTC 2008

Noiano wrote:

> when I start a shutdown sequence I only get a red line saying "The
> system is being shut down" or similar. With version 6.06 I used to
> get message such as
> "terminating process x"
> "sending kill signal to all processes"
> How do I make the shutdown sequence verbose as in the past?

Probably by _booting_ without the splash option.  I could be wrong about
that, but it sounds like your issue.  When splash is enabled you see the
splash screen on both startup and shutdown, rather than a console.

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