DrHu wrote:I don't know about displaying the system as a text console instead of as a graphics login, and assume you have tried that already, if you need to see the boot-up messages before the graphics/desktop starts (x-server)
A good alternative is to simply collect all the boot log
http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/nat ... onf.5.html
--if the above doesn't work
Vincent Vermeulen wrote:Drats I had hoped you would crack it and share the solution
viking777 wrote:In most distros you can choose to display them or not by pressing 'Esc' but not Mint 12.
MALsPa wrote:viking777 wrote:In most distros you can choose to display them or not by pressing 'Esc' but not Mint 12.
Does pressing the down-arrow key work?
soccerz619 wrote:Does this hold true for Mint 11 also, or no?
viking777 wrote:This is really astonishing. You note that a few posts back I tried to get the boot messages up in Mint 12 virtualbox. I sort of succeeded, but not fully. I shut down, went out for a couple of hours (sorry ) came back, booted Mint 12 virtualbox and what do you know I have full boot messages available. This is EXACTLY the same as what happened in a fully installed version of MInt 12, it didn't work yesterday, but today, after being shut down overnight, it did. I must be sounding like a crank now, but I assure you this has happened to me twice and it is not because I didn't shut down and try a cold boot previously, I did it for both the installed version of MInt 12 and the Vbox one.
Anyway, if anybody happens to see my sanity roaming around the internet somewhere, could you tar it and email it back.
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
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