[kde-linux] Blank screen during bootup kde 3.5.10
bbales at cox.net
Tue Mar 24 17:55:51 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 24 March 2009 11:57:52 Werner Joss wrote:
> Am Tuesday 24 March 2009 17:36:53 schrieb Bruce Bales:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I'm using Kubuntu 8.04, kde 3.5.10, 2.6gHz computer and a wide screen
> > 19" proview monitor.
> > I have two questions which may be related.
> they are :)
> > 1. When I boot up, the entire screen goes black for as much as 60 seconds
> > before a large dot appears and morphs into an arrow-cursor. Not knowing
> > what is going on for that 60 seconds (or even IF anything is going on)
> > makes me nervous. If this is the default behavior, is there a way to
> > change it -- put some kind of graphic on the screen?
> easiest way is to just remove the ending 'quiet splash' words from
> the 'kernel ...' line(s) in your /boot/grub/menu.lst file, that will result
> in text mode display of all startup log messages, so you can actually see
> and follow what's going on.
> moreover, a better text mode resolution should be automatically set, so
> that should resolve issue #2 :)
> of course, there is also much more that can be customized, such as display
> nice splash screen in FB mode etc. - you may want to google e.g. for 'grub
> menu.lst splash' ...
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Many thanks, Werner. That solved both problems. I should have asked a year
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