No grub splash with celena / solved

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No grub splash with celena / solved

Post by Dabbill » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:13 pm

Just installed, then reinstalled Celena and i get ....... Grub Loading, Please wait ..... Graphics file "/etc/grub/message.mint" missing, press a key to continue....

Any way to fix this? Would really like to see and use the new grub splash screen :)

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Post by Husse » Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:05 am

I am just about to install the beta, but this sounds very much like a faulty CD unless everybody has this error
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Post by Dabbill » Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:06 am

I have formated and reinstalled 4 times now, and got the same error every time, i will try to redownload and reburn tho and see if that changes any thing.

The weird thing is that the file is in the folder.

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Post by Dabbill » Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:49 am

Just downloaded the ISO again, burned to a new disk. Still getting the same grub error after installing.

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Post by Husse » Fri Sep 07, 2007 5:47 am

I can tell you as much that it is no general error. If you get this error from two separate downloaded ISO I strongly suspect hardware error (that is if you've checked the md5sum - the first thing to suspect is always (?) a bad download)
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Post by chroust » Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:52 am

hello, new here

i can confirm the same error on a standard HP ze5600 laptop

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Post by clem » Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:53 pm

A grub on a separate /boot partition cannot access /etc. Known bug. message.mint will be moved to /boot in the next beta.

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Post by Fjen » Mon Sep 17, 2007 3:01 pm

I have moved message.mint to /boot/grub/ and changed the path in /boot/grub/menu.lst
but still getting an error:
Graphics file "/boot/grub/message.mint" missing

any ideas?

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Post by bolen » Mon Sep 17, 2007 5:49 pm

Im having the same problem, no grub splash screen. I've also tried to move the message.mint to /boot/grub/ with no success (i edited menu.lst to use the new location). Any ideas?

I tried Mint the first time a couple of days ago.. and i gotta say i love it! :D except for the splash thingy :P

EDIT: I've made a md5 check of the iso to and then verified the disc after burn. I never had the same problem, using the same partition setup, in eg. ubuntu.

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Post by clem » Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:35 am

In menu.lst try "/grub/message.mint" instead of "/boot/grub/message.mint".

From a / partition point of view it's in /boot/grub but your boot partition gets mounted in /boot so for this partition's point of view it should simply be /grub/message.mint...

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Post by clem » Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:37 am

By the way, this is not addressed in BETA 021 as there is no known way to make it work out of the box for all configurations. People with a separate /boot partition will still need to make that little tweak.

in menu.lst change /etc/grub/message.mint to /grub/message.mint

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Post by bolen » Tue Sep 18, 2007 10:14 am

Ok, thanks! I'll try that. :)

EDIT: Worked like a charm! Thanks! :D No I don't have to "press any key to continue" :P

Thanks again

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Post by Dabbill » Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:28 am

Thanks for the replies. Been working and havent had to check it out yet. Just edited the config file. So next time i reboot i will see if it works. Thanks again.

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Post by herr.maia » Tue Jan 08, 2008 8:55 am

clem wrote:By the way, this is not addressed in BETA 021 as there is no known way to make it work out of the box for all configurations. People with a separate /boot partition will still need to make that little tweak.

in menu.lst change /etc/grub/message.mint to /grub/message.mint

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Thanks, that worked like a charm on mine.

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