[CentOS] enable bootsplash

Mon Apr 21 19:42:39 UTC 2008
John <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 15:23 -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> David Hlácik wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, how do i enable boot splash (graphical boot) in CentOs5.1 ?
> > I am in init 5, i have updated from minimal install to GNOME 
> > using yum groupinstall.
> >  
> > Thanks in advance!
> # yum install rhgb
> Make sure you have 'rhgb' as a kernel parameter for each kernel
> in /boot/grub/menu.lst that you want to have a graphical boot
> for.
> If you want graphical boot you probably qant to use the 'quiet'
> kernel parameter too.
> I've never seen much need for the kernel messages at boot
> anyways, they scroll by so fast the only way your going to see
> them is on a serial console with scroll back buffer. There is
> always 'dmesg' to see these after start up.
> -Ross

Maybe I am not understanding his question? I am under the impression
when you group install the gui and change the boot init level to 5 it
will boot in graphical? Has worked for me on sever console only servers.

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