Bug 810557 - Video mode not correctly set on warm boot (reboot)
Video mode not correctly set on warm boot (reboot)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub2 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-06 12:38 EDT by Jerry
Modified: 2013-02-13 16:16 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 16:16:41 EST
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Description Jerry 2012-04-06 12:38:34 EDT
I am not sure this is a grubby issue.  All is well with a cold boot.

On warm boot, grubby menu screen appears as four sets of very tiny text menus across the top of the screen. Not readable.  Default boot occurs normally after this and you can use down arrow to select other boot images in menu, but you can only tell where you are by counting how many items down the list you have traversed.  Then pressing enter will select it and boot proceeds.

Video mode is not getting set or reset correctly on reboot.

$ rpm -qa | grep grub

I can not pinpoint exactly when this started, but approximately within the last 30 days.
Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-23 15:37:23 EDT
Could you do some testing and see if booting an older kernel leaves the machine in a state where grub shows the boot menu correctly?
Comment 2 Vladimir Serbinenko 2012-06-02 15:27:33 EDT
what does "videoinfo" say? Especially the line with asterisk and the Preffered mode line.
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