Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 504664
no typical output at boot, could not start boot splash
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:33:19 EST
Description of problem:
After first kernel update and up to the latest, when booting F10 I get:
could not start boot splash: No such device
Then the cursor just blink one line below the last character (as if got just a LF) and nothing happens until the graphical login screen appears. Otherwise the system works fine. When I am doing shutdown or restart, I also see only the above text (probably hanging there from the boot time).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot the machine
as in description above
booting progress displayed
-- excerpt from grub.conf --
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You do not have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.
# root (hd0,5)
# kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sda6
# initrd /boot/initrd-version.img
title Fedora (220.127.116.11-170.2.68.fc10.i686)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-170.2.68.fc10.i686 ro root=UUID=85ad8106-
b8bd-4757-8d66-c00b71c91cf7 rhgb quiet
Surely enough, the /boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz is there in perfect condition. Commenting out that line does not help.
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