[CentOS] Show ShutDown steps

BRUCE STANLEY bruce.stanley at prodigy.net
Thu Sep 1 16:58:06 UTC 2005

--- Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 05:55 -0700, BRUCE STANLEY wrote:
> > Is there a way to make Centos 4.1 show you the shutdown
> > steps it is executing without having to hit a key on
> > the keyboard (such as in  Fedora Core 2  or Red Hat 9)?
> Maybe ...
> If you edit your /boot/grub/grub.conf you will see the following entry
> on the kernel line:
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-xxx ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
> (xxx is the actual version you have and smp, etc.)
> If you remove the rhgb and quite it will have the desired effect on
> shutdown ... but it will also have an effect on startup.
> Also, during the shutdown, until X stops and shifts to console, you
> won't see any of the steps, but all will show once X exits.

Yep!  Tried it last night and that did the trick!  :-) 

Thanks Johnny!

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