Disabling graphical boot and starting applications early

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 12:01:06 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 11:30 PM, Daniel Dalton
<daniel.dalton at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 06:54:38PM -0500, Tom H wrote:
>> > So do I replace
>> > with:
>> > GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="ro root=/dev/sda splash=verbose noplymouth"
>> No
>> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash=verbose noplymouth"

> Thanks. No idea if the boot is still graphical or not TBH. Which is
> because I can not see it.

Until I see some reliable documentation of these two settings, I'll
maintain that they'll be discarded and the above is equivalent to

You might also want to set "GRUB_TERMINAL=console" in
"etc'default/grub" and run "update-grub".

> This leads to my second question?
> The brltty daemon is starting far to late.
> How to make this start as soon as the root fs is mounted?
> I disabled brltty in /etc/default/brltty yet it is still starting.
> So I have not even figured out where abouts it is being started.

Theoretically, set "START_IN_INITRAMFS=true" and "RUN_BRLTTY=yes" in
"/etc/default/brltty" and run "update-initramfs -u -k $(uname -r)".

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