Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 134548
Too limited control over boot params
Last modified: 2014-05-08 12:42:17 EDT
Description of problem:
s-c-b currently only allows you to choose which boot post that should
be default, and timeout delay. This is much too limited! For a
successful OS, TUSNHTRTAT(TM) (The User Should Never Have To Resort To
You should at least be able to control:
// stored in grub.conf
- rhgb (on/off)
- vga mode
- kernel verboseness (quiet/silent/..)
// stored in inittab
- initial runlevel
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
TUSNHTRTAT(TM) is also known as TSBAGFE(TM) (There Should Be A GUI For
WAP(TM) AKA We accept patches!
*** Bug 145136 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
oops, wrong bug :)
grub.conf also permits the usage of the failback option: unfortunately, the
option is not available through the systen-config-boot utility. I guess there
should be a check box to permit the failover feature to be toggled.
I got the terminology wrong It the fallback option no failback.
Also I have added the fallback option to the source extracted from the SRC RPM
on rawhide; however, I have never created a patch. I read a few documents on
the Internet but I am getting confused, I've submitted what I think is a patch.
Apologies if this is wrong: this is the first patch I've submitted.
Created attachment 302181 [details]
Patch to add fallback setting