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This is my first post to this mailing list. I have disks set up:

disk 1: windows 8.1 pro (entire disk)
disk 2: openSUSE 13.1 – 1 partition, storage on partition 2
disk 3: Fedora 20 – 1 partition, storage on partition 2
disk 4: CentOS 7 (entire disk)

My grub2 screen is located on disk 2 and has openSUSE logo and screen. All operating systems start from this grub screen just fine. When I
choose to start CentOS 7 from the grub screen I am sent to disk 4 with no problem and the operating system begins to load.

When CentOS 7 begins to load it loads in verbose. I get a very detailed showing of everything that is happening while the system is loading
(this is what I might call init 3). Then it brings me to the login screen with the user and password prompt (this is in what I might call init 5). I insert the user’s password and I am brought to the desktop. There are no errors in loading the operating system.

When each of the other systems are loaded there is always a system splash screen hiding the verbose readout until I arrive at the login screen. I want to know how I can bring back the splash screen on CentOS
7 to hide the verbose readout. I believe each operating system has a bootloader on their respective disks.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks again,

Reynold DeMarco Jr.

3 thoughts on - Verbose Readout

  • add “rhgb quiet” to the end of the grub kernel command line (the one containing /vmlinuz-…).

    rhgb = “Redhat Graphical Boot”

    I assume you handcrafted the boot. You will see CentOS 7 has this in /etc/default/grub.


  • Alan, Thank you for your reply. I did check /etc/default/grub and found this:

    GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=”$(sed ‘s, release .*$,,g’ /etc/system-release)”

  • [lots of output kept; see below for response]

    Based on this output, you have two different grub.cfg files, which can be confusing. When you first ran it from OpenSUSE, you told grub to look for its config file there. When you modified grub.cfg in your CentOS install, grub ignored it, because it’s still pointing to its config file on OpenSUSE.

    Long story short, you should pick one place to make grub.cfg modifications and make all of them there. So add “rhgb quiet” to the appropriate line in your OpenSUSE grub.cfg file.