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Re: What is "rhgb" on the grub, kernel line?



On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 20:03, Jim Cornette wrote:
> reg dwf com wrote:
> 
> >For Fedora2 (and 1?) grub starts Linux with an argument of
> >    
> >    rhgb quiet
> >
> >Where are these kernel arguments described, and what do they do?
> >
> >Ive scanned the kernel sources for the "rhgb" string and dont
> >find it.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> rhgb = redhat graphical boot - This is a GUI mode booting screen with 
> most of the information hidden while the user sees a rotating activity 
> icon spining and brief information as to what the computer is doing.
> 
> quiet = hides the majority of boot messages before rhgb starts. These 
> are supposed to make the common user more comfortable. They get alarmed 
> about seeing the kernel and initializing messages, so they hide them for 
> their comfort.
> 
> Of course these people probably would be more alarmed with XP or 2K 
> messages during safe mode operation.
> 
> Jim
I get alarmed if I don't see what's going on.
-- 
jludwig <wralphie comcast net>



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