LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-17-2006, 05:56 PM   #1
Hugh Jass
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: Manitoba
Distribution: SuSe, PCLinuxOS,Mint,Debian
Posts: 74

Rep: Reputation: 15
Boot delay


I have re-installed Mepis after an 'accident' and updated it.
Everything is working as before except there is a 15 sec blank screen between the Grub and 'Welcome to Mepis' text. After that the boot is fast and normal.
Can I fix this?
 
Old 12-17-2006, 10:55 PM   #2
xjlittle
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Indiana
Distribution: fc6 sles9 & 10 kubuntu ubuntu-server
Posts: 240
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 30
You might try looking in /boot/grub/menu.lst and see if there is some abnmormal delay built in there. Here is what mine looks like on an FC6 machine:
Code:
#
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE:  You have a /boot partition.  This means that
#          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
#          root (hd0,6)
#          kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
#          initrd /initrd-version.img
#boot=/dev/sda
default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,6)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Fedora Core (2.6.18-1.2849.fc6)
        root (hd0,6)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet irqpoll #pci=routeirq
        initrd /initrd-2.6.18-1.2849.fc6.img
 
Old 12-18-2006, 07:42 AM   #3
Hugh Jass
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: Manitoba
Distribution: SuSe, PCLinuxOS,Mint,Debian
Posts: 74

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I don't see anything, but here's mine:-

timeout 5
color cyan/blue white/blue
foreground ffffff
background 0639a1
default 1

gfxmenu /boot/grub/message

title MEPIS at sda1, kernel 2.6.15-26-386
root (hd0,0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-26-386 root=/dev/sda1 nomce quiet vga=791
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.15-26-386
boot

title Mandriva at sda5
kernel (hd0,4)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda5 resume=/dev/sda6 splash=silent vga=788
initrd (hd0,4)/boot/initrd.img

title linux-nonfb

kernel (hd0,4)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda5 resume=/dev/sda6
initrd (hd0,4)/boot/initrd.img



title MEMTEST
kernel /boot/memtest86+.bin
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Boot delay Hugh Jass MEPIS 1 12-18-2006 06:39 PM
Boot Delay DHCPCD Kelman Linux - Wireless Networking 5 10-13-2005 05:23 PM
Delay due to DHCP in boot pymehta Linux - Networking 2 09-15-2005 09:08 AM
b44 loooong delay at boot rhodes187 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 07-23-2005 04:16 AM
Dual Boot Delay Time = 0 Raggit Linux - General 3 01-26-2005 10:25 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:55 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration