Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 496383
Booting/Default system doesn't start; Bootsplash graphical problem
Last modified: 2010-06-28 07:54:31 EDT
Description of problem:
1) The grub screen with the timeout which when interrupted leads you to choose
which operating system to boot is missing.
2) All I can see is the next page where I have to choose the entries (Fedora, Vista etc.). Otherwise no operating system starts.
--> the default operating system doesn't boot automatically.
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# 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 (hd0,5)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/vg_hp-notebook/lv_root
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Fedora (126.96.36.199-70.fc11.i586)
kernel /vmlinuz-188.8.131.52-70.fc11.i586 ro root=/dev/dm-0 rhgb quiet vga=792
title Windows Vista
title Windows 7
This problem exists since an update after the installation of Fedora 11 Alpha.
3) With the last update the second grub screen (splash1.xpm.gz) is hardly readable; it isn't blue; a lot of different colors.
That's why I changed to another splash screen (splash1).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All updates, date April 18, 2009
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start notebook
default system doesn't start automatically
entries on the bootsplash are hardly readable
- default starts after timeout is over
- fedora bootsplash visible
The broken grub splash image has been reported:
Plymouth is not involved at this point.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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