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Old 02-04-2004, 09:58 PM   #1
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Missing Graphical Boot Screen


Hi All
I am new to the forum so bear with me. I installed Fedora over Redhat 8.0. The install went fine except I dont get the cool graphical screen when boot switches to runlevel 5. IS there a config file I can edit to make this happen?
Thanks!
 
Old 02-05-2004, 12:43 PM   #2
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You need to add an item to your GRUB entry...
Code:
title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2149.nptl)
        root (hd0,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2149.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
        initrd /initrd-2.4.22-1.2149.nptl.img
Make sure you have the "rhgb" on the kernel line. Should do it.

<< EDIT >>

Should have mentioned, it's in your /boot/grub/grub.conf file.

Last edited by ranger_nemo; 02-05-2004 at 12:45 PM.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 12:59 PM   #3
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Interesting, my grub.conf is in /etc/grub.conf.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 02:26 PM   #4
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yup that's ok. Mine is in /etc too so I supspect this is the place it's suppose to be.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 03:03 PM   #5
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The entry in /etc is a link to /boot/grub/grub.conf .
 
Old 02-05-2004, 07:27 PM   #6
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i'm using fc 1. when i installed the newest driver for nvidia geforce 2, my rhgb doesn't display anymore. all I see are flickers on the screen. pls advice what to do.
 
Old 02-06-2004, 11:31 AM   #7
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When you installed the drivers, did you edit the /etc/X11/XF86Config file, like the directions said?
 
Old 02-06-2004, 11:00 PM   #8
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Hey Nemo, thanks. Adding the rhgb tag worked!
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Old 02-09-2004, 05:53 PM   #9
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benjithergeat98,

i did edit /etc/X11/XF86Config as instructed. i have a good video except for the rhgb. the flickers on screen happen only when the rhgb is supposed to show up. after it, a nice login screen appears. shows only that the rhgb is not working yet the video is. please advice...
 
Old 02-09-2004, 10:38 PM   #10
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The only other thing I know to do is to see if these lines are in your /etc/init.d/funtions script. Past that I don't know.

Code:
# Inform the graphical boot of our current state
update_boot_stage() {
  if [ "$GRAPHICAL" = "yes" -a -x /usr/bin/rhgb-client ]; then
    /usr/bin/rhgb-client --update="$1"
  fi
  return 0
}
edit: You may also check the fedora cd's to see if you can find the rghb rpm (if it exists, I don't know) and reinstall it.

Last edited by benjithegreat98; 02-09-2004 at 10:41 PM.
 
Old 03-24-2004, 09:25 PM   #11
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Same problem here

I'm having a similar problem. I installed the new Xfree86 (4.4) so that I could get my Radeon 9600SE card supported, and I seem to have lost the Fedora graphical boot (which sucks, cuz I really thought it was cool).

I checked to make sure rhgb was added at the end of the line, in both of my grub.conf files (in /etc and /boot/grub). Both files already had rhgb added, so I didn't have to change anything. I also checked to make sure the rhgb package was installed (by installing it again, it said it was already installed), and that the line of code mentioned was in /etc/init.d/funtions (it was). Yet I'm still getting a command-prompt boot process, which goes to a graphical logon once complete. There's got to be some way to get the graphical startup back, isn't there?
 
  


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