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bug #38375: There's no way to disable Grub2 welcome message

Submitted by:  Geoffrey Tang <geotoung>
Submitted on:  Fri Feb 22 14:09:26 2013  
Category: BootingSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Action Request
Status: Wont FixPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 
Release: 1.96Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: None

Thu May 22 23:13:12 2014, comment #2:

One possibility for retaining early diagnostic messages by default while allowing the possibility of disabling them if desired would be to create a non-default installation option such as:

grub-install --no-early-diagnostic-messages

Which would install grub without any of these early diagnostic messages.

Might such a patch be accepted?

Daniel Kauffman <ma86sma2kxkfv8>
Sun Feb 24 15:19:39 2013, comment #1:

These messages are very early, before any configuration kicks in. Disabling those messages makes problem diagnostic almost impossible as bunch of unrelated problems which are currently distinguishible as stop after "GRUB", "GRUB loading" or "GRUB loading\nWelcome to GRUB" would conflate into a single symptom of black screen.

Vladimir Serbinenko <phcoder>
Project Administrator
Fri Feb 22 14:09:26 2013, original submission:

There's no way to disable Grub2 welcome message:
Grub loading...
Welcome to Grub

Please provide a way to disable it.

Geoffrey Tang <geotoung>


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