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I'd like to see my boot messages in a different VT than 7. Can it be changed? Can I get the old behaviour - to get a login prompt AFTER all boot-up is complete in TTY1?



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Which version of Ubuntu? – user8290 Jan 1 '12 at 23:46

If you are comfortable changing your kernel boot params, you can add any number of console=ttyX. The last one specified gets 'boot' messages, for example:

root=/dev/sda1 console=ttyS0,57600n8 console=tty1

Kernel and boot messages will go to tty1

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