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Re: [opensuse] No boot screen anymore...
  • From: "Dominique Leuenberger" <Dominique.Leuenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 16:41:16 +0100
  • Message-id: <497DE7AC020000290000DF97@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 1/26/2009 at 4:35 PM, JB2 <yonaton@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hey gang,

After an kernel update with Yast (last year...took me a while to
remember to
ask about this!), when I rebooted my (10.3) system, instead of a nice
(or hope of hope, the penguins) screen, I get a bunch of words in a
large(ish) font scrolling by real fast before the login screen finally
up (it looks like the stuff one would later find in /var/log of

What happened? Why did a kernel update change my nice green screen
to this
suddenly? How do I get my screen back instead of this humongous
ugliness of
gibberish scrolling along? Is it something to do with menu.lst, which
this is
what mine looks like:

I'd suggest you check your /boot/grub/menu.lst file.
Make sure you have a line like

gfxmenu (hd0,0)/message

in there... otherwise you get the 'text only' menu.

hd(0,0) might be wrong... Check in the section of Linux the root parameter...
it should point to the same disk.

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