[Smaug] 10 days to Ubuntu Karmic RC

Meg McRoberts dreidellhasa at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 12 20:38:52 PDT 2009


I thought this was pretty standard across modern UNIX as well 
as Linux.  Does it not work on Karmic?

--- On Mon, 10/12/09, Peter Belew <abcruzww at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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