[Smaug] 10 days to Ubuntu Karmic RC

Peter Belew abcruzww at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 20:11:36 PDT 2009


My experience is that works for a number of distros.

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Meg McRoberts <dreidellhasa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Mandriva, you just have to press the <ESC> key any time during
> boot to switch to a console screen that displays the boot-up messages.
> I think they may always display on the tty screen you get to with
> <Ctrl><Alt><F1> but I'm not positive -- you could try flipping to
> that tty screen during boot-up and see what is there.
>
> To get back to the regular display, it's <Ctrl><Alt><F7>.
>
> meg
>
> --- On Mon, 10/12/09, Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Smaug] 10 days to Ubuntu Karmic RC
>> To: smaug at lists.svlug.org
>> Date: Monday, October 12, 2009, 6:09 PM
>> As I recall Intrepid 8.10 had a control
>> panel that allowed you to view the bootup messages but I
>> don't see a similar feature from a control panel in
>> Karmic. I am sure there's a way, perhaps configuring
>> xsplash and usplash or removing them. If you ask in #ubuntu
>> on freenode.net I am sure
>> someone will know.
>>
>> Grant Bowman
>>
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam
>>
>>
>> On Oct 12, 2009 4:26 PM,
>> "Peter Belew" <abcruzww at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Given that there is a server configuration, I wouldn't
>> be surprised if
>>
>>
>> there is a way of doing that. It looks enough different
>> from jaunty in
>>
>> the contents of /etc/rc2.d that I don't know offhand
>> how to keep X
>>
>> from starting.
>>
>>
>>
>> Peter
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Troy Truchon <capheind at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I still wonder if
>> their new boot screen will be disable-able, I prefer
>> > to see boot messages.
>> >
>> >...
>>
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