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

Submitted by:  Geoffrey Tang <geotoung>
Submitted on:  Fri 22 Feb 2013 02:09:26 PM UTC  
Category:  Booting Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Action Request
Status:  Wont Fix Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  1.96 Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Thu 22 May 2014 11:13:12 PM UTC, 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 24 Feb 2013 03:19:39 PM UTC, 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 22 Feb 2013 02:09:26 PM UTC, 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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