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Re: console screen

On 12/07/11 01:03, Bonno Bloksma wrote:
> Hi,
>>>> Where did you find any info about this PAYLOAD_LINUX option? I have
>>>> been
>>>> googling all morning to find a decent (debian) grub2 manual that
>>>> lists all
>>>> the options?
>>> I found it on the Arch wiki a *very*long* time ago.

Relevant then (though I don't remember it ever being in Debian...) - not
relevant now.
There is a "GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX" though, and you can create custom

>>> "info grub" lists these variables in one of its sections (there's a
>>> way of going straight to that section but I don't know it).

The built-in variables can be found with:-
$ grep "export GRUB_DEVICE" -A42 /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig

Searching info is, eg.:-
$ info grub --index-search term_you_look_for


> After editing the grub startup by removing the payload line I was able
> to boot and could then remove the payload line from the
> /etc/default/grub file. Oh yeah, and of cource do not forget update-grub
> to make it stick. :-)
> Bonno

The upstream developers have (for some time) extensive documentation.


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