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Re: With F10, no graphical boot mode



On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:21 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
>> After having upgraded from F9 to F10, the boot is performed in text
>> mode. How can I restore the graphical boot mode?
>
> This means the new Plymouth boot system may not support your card --
> yet -- in all its graphical glory.
>
> You can try this, but keep in mind it is not guaranteed to work, and
> in fact may keep you from booting properly.
>
> Hold down the Ctrl key during booting to bring up the GRUB menu.  Hit
> [e] to edit the GRUB configuration, arrow down to the "kernel" line,
> and hit [e] to edit that.  Add the text " vga=0x317" to the end to
> force a framebuffer mode that may work (you might want to try 0x318 on
> some systems).  Then hit [Enter] to accept the temporary change, and
> hit [b] to boot.
>
> If it works, edit the /boot/grub/grub.conf file (as root) to add this
> change if you want to keep it.  But be aware that for a few people it
> causes problems.  However, I used it constantly on a laptop with Intel
> 945GM graphics card with no ill effects.

Many thanks, Paul. Since there is some risk of leaving the booting
process not operating correctly, it is better to wait until a new
version of the Plymouth boot system solves the problem.

Paul


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