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How to make natty boot in verbose mode. Changing option GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash quiet to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" in /etc/default/grub doesn't effect in natty.

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I am not sure, but try it. On the grub options remove quiet. –  karthick87 May 2 '11 at 2:20
    
Did you run "sudo update-grub" after making changes to /etc/default/grub ? –  karthick87 May 2 '11 at 2:31
    
@karthick87: Yes, I did it. –  kholis May 2 '11 at 10:10
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Try nosplash debug. If you want output from upstart too, add --verbose

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It not works. Thanks anyway –  kholis May 4 '11 at 7:50
    
can you check to see if these options were passed to the running kernel? cat /proc/cmdline will show you what the kernel actually booted with. –  Jeremy Kerr Aug 8 '11 at 5:30
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Hit Esc any time to see the text. For permanent changes, uninstall all plymouth themes, including text ones, and in /etc/grub/default uncomment the line to enable console.

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Uncomment GRUB_TERMINAL=console in /etc/grub/default works in my laptop but grub resolution decreased to 800x600. –  kholis May 4 '11 at 7:49
    
You can fix resolution right there. GRUB_GFXMODE=whatever. Note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE. You can see them in GRUB console with the command `vbeinfo' –  Barafu Albino May 4 '11 at 8:18
    
vbeinfo is not found on my system [and apparently isn't in the repo], but this works: sudo hwinfo --framebuffer –  Matt Oct 11 '11 at 4:42
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vbeinfo is not part of linux: it is a command that you can run from grub screen –  user79811 Jul 28 '12 at 6:54
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