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How to always show fedora boot splash during boot or shutdown?

asked 2018-03-09 13:49:07 -0500

crifed gravatar image

updated 2018-03-10 08:57:32 -0500

When booting or shutting down, some lines of errors(in black screen, some errors are like: Unknown controller version, you may experience problems - Acpi error - etc) are shown, is there a way to make Plymouth always refrain from showing errors and show boot splash?

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Not what you asked, but if they annoy you, just press "esc" and you will get your "f" back.

toddandmargo gravatar imagetoddandmargo ( 2018-03-09 17:56:58 -0500 )edit

And use HDD instead of SSD, it guaranties substantial amount of time for admiring boot splash ;)

ozeszty gravatar imageozeszty ( 2018-03-09 21:02:32 -0500 )edit

Does adding loglevel=3 to grub help suppressing those messages?

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2018-03-10 08:28:47 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-03-10 08:11:27 -0500

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updated 2018-03-10 08:13:40 -0500

I've managed to suppress just about all boot messages, as well as reducing the blinking cursor time, by editing /etc/default/grub, specifically the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX, to read:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="rhgb quiet vga=current loglevel=0 systemd.show_status=0 vt.global_cursor_default=0"

People might say that loglevel=0 is bad because it largely prevents logging, but I don't mind.

After editing the file, when updating grub config, make sure to use the appropriate command for either Bios or UEFI systems (see here, although the main topic here is the timeout.).

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Thanks for the answer.

crifed gravatar imagecrifed ( 2018-03-10 08:44:34 -0500 )edit

answered 2018-03-10 01:47:10 -0500

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As far as I know, you cannot circumvent that momentary error screen. As ozeszty said, you could install a faster storage device to make it faster.

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answered 2018-03-10 08:55:05 -0500

crifed gravatar image

@fcomida 's comment also managed to help.

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