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Sat Feb 16 23:59:42 UTC 2008
Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 23:02 +0100, Gerald Dachs wrote:
>> > >> 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.
>> > You should also remove the "quiet" option too. They're both in
>> > /boot/grub/menu.lst. Scroll down to the line "kernel
>> > /boot/vmlinuz...quiet splash".
>> This shouldn't make any difference for the shutdown sequence.
> Why not?
I hadn't mentioned "quiet" because I was reasonably sure that with or
without it, on shutdown all you get is the actual daemon termination
statuses. Still, I haven't tried it, because I practically never shut down
my laptop. It only hibernates.
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