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Re: Invisable Grub

Op 12-10-11 22:03, Paul van der Vlis schreef:
> Hello,
> I've installed Debian Squeeze on a new Supermicro server with X8DTU-F
> mainboard. But Grub2 gives just a black screen. Only when I press the
> arrow down key on the right moment and I wait a bit, I see Grub.
> Somebody an idea what I could do to see Grub just the normal way?
> With regards,
> Paul.
> This mainboard:
> http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/QPI/5500/X8DTU-F.cfm
> This VGA controller:
> Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G200eW WPCM450 (rev 0a)

I found what it is. The VGA card starts very slowly. When I change
GRUB_TIMEOUT in /etc/default/grub into "20" I see grub after 8 seconds.
The default is 5 seconds, so that's the reason I don't see grub.

In the other board what I've returned the starting time was slower, I
think now.

With regards,

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen

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