Re: What is "rhgb" on the grub, kernel line?

From: jludwig (wralphie_at_comcast.net)
Date: 05/28/04

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    Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 22:51:24 -0400
    
    

    On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 20:03, Jim Cornette wrote:
    > reg@dwf.com wrote:
    >
    > >For Fedora2 (and 1?) grub starts Linux with an argument of
    > >
    > > rhgb quiet
    > >
    > >Where are these kernel arguments described, and what do they do?
    > >
    > >Ive scanned the kernel sources for the "rhgb" string and dont
    > >find it.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > rhgb = redhat graphical boot - This is a GUI mode booting screen with
    > most of the information hidden while the user sees a rotating activity
    > icon spining and brief information as to what the computer is doing.
    >
    > quiet = hides the majority of boot messages before rhgb starts. These
    > are supposed to make the common user more comfortable. They get alarmed
    > about seeing the kernel and initializing messages, so they hide them for
    > their comfort.
    >
    > Of course these people probably would be more alarmed with XP or 2K
    > messages during safe mode operation.
    >
    > Jim
    I get alarmed if I don't see what's going on.

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