Grub and Plymouth
"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
johannbg at hi.is
Mon Oct 13 22:33:28 UTC 2008
Christopher David Desjardins wrote:
> I have a couple of questions regarding grub and plymouth and whether
> what I'm seeing may or may not be a bug.
> First, when I boot my laptop I am usually greeted by a GRUB menu with a
> background image, this is not the case in F10. Instead, my laptop goes
> automatically into booting from a blank screen. Then I get a couple of
> messages and then plymouth starts. Is this normal or should I get the
> usual GRUB menu with the count down allowing me to select kernels?
> Note: this laptop is only running F10 it's not a dual boot or anything
This is expected behaviour press esc key while the black screen is displayed
and the grub menu gets displayed.
> Second, when plymouth starts my screen is black except for a progress
> bar, which is doesn't progress smoothly and changes a few colours with
> the words Fedora 9.92 in the lower right hand corner. However, the
> progress bar does eventual fill out though it still flickers with
> different colours. I have an intel 945 video chip.
KMS works only on ATI cards, Intel not far away but probably wont make
it in time for F10
Nvidia some where in the distant future...
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