unknown command vbeinfo (changing splashscreen) in 11.04

Jeff G. connyank at cox.net
Wed Sep 21 17:37:00 UTC 2011

On 09/20/2011 08:31 PM, Abhishek Dixit wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 5:16 AM, Jeff G.<connyank at cox.net>  wrote:
>> On 09/20/2011 02:44 PM, Abhishek Dixit wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 6:53 PM, Goh Lip<g.lip at gmx.com>    wrote:
>>>> On 09/20/2011 07:01 PM, Abhishek Dixit wrote:
>>>>>> grub>      insmod vbe
>>>>>>>   grub>      pager=1      (#long list: so you can scroll) (I used here 1
>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>> not L)
>>>>>>>   grub>      vbeinfo
>>>>> I tried upto here but I again got error
>>>>> error:uknown command vbeinfo
>>>> Sorry then Abhishek, that is very unusual. You may want to reinstall grub
>>>> back and see if vbeinfo works. Normally we don't have to "insmod vbe" to
>>>> do
>>>> that. If you reinstall, note that grub.cfg will not change.
>>> Well I had installed Ubuntu from Windows using Wubi.
>> good to know, would have been useful at the start.
>>> Some one told me when using Wubi then a lot of modules of grub (ex.
>>> multiboot) etc are missing.
>>> Which is the case as I am experiencing now.
>>> So I do not feel even re installing will help me.
>> installing grub might be useful, those "missing" modules should load - I
>> don't know wubi though...
>> --
> Is it possible to install Grub via Windows or from within Ubuntu my
> laptop does not have a CD Drive.

No, I don't think so.
Why do you want grub when using wubi?
Isn't grub basically for multiboot of standalone systems?

But yes, you can install it via apt-get - you don't need a cd.  But I 
don't think that will work with wubi but I don't know wubi.

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