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Re: [Re: [Re: no graphical boot since last kernel update]]



On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 15:38, Don R Maxwell wrote:
> Michael Kearey <mutk iprimus com au> wrote:
> 
> > Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > 
> > >>Hmm . From dmesg :
> > >>	Kernel command line: ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
> > >>In my grub.conf
> > >>	kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2110.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>And I still boot in plain old text [ Ok ] thing. Any other tips? (Not 
> > >>that I care *that* much about it)
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Just to double check, you do have rhgb still installed, yes?  Also, are
> > > you sure there are no typos in your sysconfig GRAPHICAL=yes line?
> > 
> > rpm -q rhgb
> > rhgb-0.11.1-2
> > 
> >  From /etc/sysconfig/init:
> > 
> > # anything else => new style bootup without ANSI colors or positioning
> > BOOTUP=color
> > # Turn on graphical boot
> > GRAPHICAL=yes
> > 
> > 
> > Still no graphical boot. Quite odd.
> 
> Ditto. Or at least from one machine.  I have two machines running test3.  One
> works with graphical boot, the other does not.  The one that does not is an
> OLD HP Vectra VL.  It has a P2 and 128MB RAM.  The one that does work is a
> little Compaq Presario with a Celeron and 320MB.  Neither has any of the new
> fancy graphics cards.  The fact that they differ in this relatively minor way
> is indeed odd.

You currently have to add "rhgb" without quotes to the end of the kernel
line in /etc/grub.conf to get the graphical boot to work.  This was
mentioned on one of the lists a few days ago.

Gerry





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