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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:00 pm    Post subject: How to get grub2 showing boot like livecd? Reply with quote

I have tried to get grub2 to show the boot sequence like you see when you boot from a live CD, you know nice font, good resolution, and the little pengiuns, but what ever i try from the googling I have done nothing works, I have set it to use a bigger resolution, and it looks like it tries to do so as the screen flashes black but then just contiunes with the same low resolution boot untill I get to kdm screen.

I have Nvidia blob installed, is there a way I can check to see what resolutions are support by the kernel when I boot?

This used to work before under grub but the method I used there doesnt seem to work for grub2
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did you try to install Grib2 themes? Nice fonts, high screen resolution, progress indicator, different icons for menu items and so on.
Penguins also included :lol:
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Will that load the video card though? if that isnt loading would it not make a difference ?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have NVidia GTX-550 Ti and themes works fine.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

only have a little 8400 GS in the laptop, but I will give it a go

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here an image:
http://i46.tinypic.com/14ky1q9.jpg

Sorry for a low quality (mobile). Also my theme not configured yet - need to add two icons for menu items and some other minor things...
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