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Author Topic: How to boot Vector with splash using Grub  (Read 1779 times)

Neo

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How to boot Vector with splash using Grub
« on: November 14, 2009, 01:25:22 pm »

Hi All,
I am multi-booting several different OS's (XP + 6 Linux OS').

I am using Grub from PCLinuOS, and am able to boot Vector but only in verbose mode.

I did a search on these forums and found what should have been the solution, but it hangs on me.

Here is an excerpt of the three entries I have for Vector:
The first entry boots and shuts down in verbose mode.
The second entry is the solution I mention above, but it only displays the splash screen and then hangs, nothing else happens.
The third entry (I bastardized the first two) boots in verbose mode but shuts down in splash mode.

I would very much like to boot and shut down in splash mode.

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title  Vector 6 KDE
root  (hd0,5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda6 ro quiet resume=/dev/sda12
initrd /boot/diag1.img

title Vector Linux 6 KDE
root (hd0,5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda6 ro vga=791 splash=silent
initrd /boot/initrd

title  Vector 6 KDE
root  (hd0,5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda6 ro vga=791 splash=silent
initrd /boot/diag1.img

If anyone can help me I would greatly appreciate it.
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Neo

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Re: How to boot Vector with splash using Grub
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2009, 01:49:26 pm »

I figured it out.
I had to do this:

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title  Vector 6 KDE
root  (hd0,5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda6 ro vga=791 splash=silent
initrd (hd0,5)/boot/initrd

I had to add (hdo,5) after initrd.
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flip city

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Re: How to boot Vector with splash using Grub
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2009, 02:39:44 pm »

Nice deductive work. Grub is your friend. Learn as much as you can about this most important bootlaoder and you will immensely enJOY the ride.