Question on an upgrade from Redhat 9 to Fedora Core

Joel Uckelman uckelman at
Sun Nov 9 22:19:37 UTC 2003

Thus spake Jim Macdonald:
> Good afternoon
> I was just reading about the graphical boot startup for Fedora.  I think
> that because I did an upgrade, the graphical boot didn't take.  Is there
> any way to get the graphical startup to work?  Thanks.

Same thing happened to me. You need the rhgb package installed, and you
need to pass 'rhgb' to your kernel as an option. If you use grub, append
'rhgb' to the kernel line in your /etc/grub.conf. Somebody gave instructions
for lilo a day or two back; search the list for that.

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