Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 61069
grub can't run memtest86 if slashimage is used
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
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Description of problem:
grub hangs when I try and run:
splashimage=<whatever the default is>
but if I take out the splashimage it works.
Seems to work for me, but I'm using a slightly newer version of grub. If you
try the package at http://people.redhat.com/~katzj/grub/ does it work better?
I tested this a bit more including with your newest grub. It works all the time
if run from the config file, but only without the splashimage if I run from the
The terminal type wasn't being reset to a console when going to boot from the
command line. The Linux kernel works around this and restores state correctly,
but memtest86 doesn't. I've added a patch to grub-0.93-2 which fixes this.
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