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eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 07:08 AM
I lost the proress bar that seems during booting of Ubuntu. The things i am getting during booting is textual. So, can i get that thing back, but how?

Boomhauer
January 28th, 2009, 07:10 AM
go to a terminal and enter in
cat /boot/grub/menu.lst and then paste what is returned here.

eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 07:50 AM
# menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
# grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
# grub-md5-crypt, /usr/share/doc/grub
# and /usr/share/doc/grub-doc/.

## default num
# Set the default entry to the entry number NUM. Numbering starts from 0, and
# the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used.
#
# You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. In this case, the default entry
# is the entry saved with the command 'savedefault'.
# WARNING: If you are using dmraid do not use 'savedefault' or your
# array will desync and will not let you boot your system.
default 0

## timeout sec
# Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry
# (normally the first entry defined).
timeout 20

## hiddenmenu
# Hides the menu by default (press ESC to see the menu)
#hiddenmenu

# Pretty colours
color cyan/blue blink-white/red

#A splash image for the menu
#splashimage=/boot/grub/splashimages/olho.xpm.gz

## password ['--md5'] passwd
# If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all interactive editing
# control (menu entry editor and command-line) and entries protected by the
# command 'lock'
# e.g. password topsecret
## password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/
# password topsecret

#
# examples
#
# title Windows 95/98/NT/2000
# root (hd0,0)
# makeactive
# chainloader +1
#
# title Linux
# root (hd0,1)
# kernel /vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 ro
#

#
# Put static boot stanzas before and/or after AUTOMAGIC KERNEL LIST

### BEGIN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
## lines between the AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST markers will be modified
## by the debian update-grub script except for the default options below

## DO NOT UNCOMMENT THEM, Just edit them to your needs

## ## Start Default Options ##
## default kernel options
## default kernel options for automagic boot options
## If you want special options for specific kernels use kopt_x_y_z
## where x.y.z is kernel version. Minor versions can be omitted.
## e.g. kopt=root=/dev/hda1 ro
## kopt_2_6_8=root=/dev/hdc1 ro
## kopt_2_6_8_2_686=root=/dev/hdc2 ro
# kopt=root=UUID=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853 ro

## default grub root device
## e.g. groot=(hd0,0)
# groot=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853

## should update-grub create alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. alternative=true
## alternative=false
# alternative=true

## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. lockalternative=true
## lockalternative=false
# lockalternative=false

## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the
## alternatives
## e.g. defoptions=vga=791 resume=/dev/hda5
# defoptions=splash vga=791 quiet

## should update-grub lock old automagic boot options
## e.g. lockold=false
## lockold=true
# lockold=false

## Xen hypervisor options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenhopt=

## Xen Linux kernel options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenkopt=console=tty0

## altoption boot targets option
## multiple altoptions lines are allowed
## e.g. altoptions=(extra menu suffix) extra boot options
## altoptions=(recovery) single
# altoptions=(recovery mode) single

## controls how many kernels should be put into the menu.lst
## only counts the first occurence of a kernel, not the
## alternative kernel options
## e.g. howmany=all
## howmany=7
# howmany=5

## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option
## e.g. memtest86=true
## memtest86=false
# memtest86=true

## should update-grub adjust the value of the default booted system
## can be true or false
# updatedefaultentry=false

## should update-grub add savedefault to the default options
## can be true or false
# savedefault=false

## ## End Default Options ##

title Ubuntu 8.10, kernel 2.6.27-7-generic
uuid 8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic root=UUID=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853 ro quiet splash
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic
quiet

title Ubuntu 8.10, kernel 2.6.27-7-generic (recovery mode)
uuid 8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic root=UUID=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853 ro single
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic

title Ubuntu 8.10, memtest86+
uuid 8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853
kernel /boot/memtest86+.bin
quiet

### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST

title Windows Vista
root (hd0,1)
makeactive
chainloader +1

eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 07:51 AM
replace smiley by its code

vandorjw
January 28th, 2009, 07:54 AM
I see nothing wrong with grub, its almost identical to my own.
The only time when I see text is when I boot into recovery-mode.

The word splash screen comes to mind. usplash.
Ubuntu still works fine right?

The only problem is that it no longer looks as pretty when it boots?

eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 08:50 AM
Is there any repair option as we have in XP or Vista?

eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 12:02 PM
bump

eshant_engineer
January 28th, 2009, 12:26 PM
no answer?

hyper_ch
January 28th, 2009, 01:05 PM
It is advised to use a descriptive topic title, that means a topic title that gives some clue about the content in the thread itself...

A generic topic title like "noob here" or "need help" does not help at all. As you may have noticed, just about everyone posting in here has some kind of a problem or issue or question ;)

And it is also adviced to use seperate threads for unrelated problems so that you can mark each one individually as solved.

Or in short terms: Help others to help you ;)

See the forums policy, especially section II.2: http://ubuntuforums.org/index.php?page=policy

Also, when you are asked to post output from (config) files or from a command, use
brackets around (each) output. That makes it also easier to read.

Tony Flury
January 28th, 2009, 01:28 PM
Bumping 3 times in 4 hours does not help either.

When Ubuntu does boot do you have the Startup manager applet - Systems -> Preferences -> Startup (or something like that).

I know you can disable the splash screen from there.

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 06:25 AM
ok......now please give answer

byStanderone
January 29th, 2009, 06:33 AM
...hi,

first try restore, on the grub menu.

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 10:58 AM
...hi,

first try restore, on the grub menu.
How to do this?

caljohnsmith
January 29th, 2009, 02:52 PM
How about posting the output of the following commands:

sudo fdisk -lu
sudo blkid -c /dev/null
cat /etc/fstab
cat /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume
Sometimes losing the Ubuntu splash screen is a symptom of when the UUID of the swap partition changes, and the above commands will tell us if that is your issue.

Eisenwinter
January 29th, 2009, 03:20 PM
ok......now please give answer
You don't deserve to be helped with an attitude like this.

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 07:31 PM
How about posting the output of the following commands:

sudo fdisk -lu
sudo blkid -c /dev/null
cat /etc/fstab
cat /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume
Sometimes losing the Ubuntu splash screen is a symptom of when the UUID of the swap partition changes, and the above commands will tell us if that is your issue.

I think, i have posted fstab in earlier reply.....ok, i am posting for this requirement...



-------(1)-------------
Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders, total 156301488 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xdba3dba3

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 63 12675284 6337611 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 * 12677120 43132927 15227904 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 45174780 156296384 55560802+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda4 43134525 45174779 1020127+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda5 86285115 97675199 5695042+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 97675263 156296384 29310561 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda7 45174906 86285114 20555104+ 7 HPFS/NTFS

Partition table entries are not in disk order

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 07:34 PM
----------(2)--------------
/dev/sda1: UUID="8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda2: UUID="16FE4502FE44DC1D" LABEL="MAIN1" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda4: TYPE="swap" UUID="5ff8c875-f207-4130-bac7-99d56163d95f"
/dev/sda5: UUID="A8448C38448C0B70" LABEL="DISK_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda6: UUID="92B8C9B9B8C99BDB" LABEL="DISK1_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda7: UUID="74B33B3D5F9F0886" TYPE="ntfs"




--------------(3)-------------------
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# /dev/sda1
UUID=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /dev/sda4
/dev/sda6/media/DISK1_VOL3 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda5/media/DISK_VOL3 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda7/media/DISK_VOL2 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda2/media/MAIN1 ntfs-3g force 0 0



UUID=f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0





---------------(4)--------------------
RESUME=UUID=f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21

caljohnsmith
January 29th, 2009, 07:41 PM
/dev/sda1: UUID="8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda2: UUID="16FE4502FE44DC1D" LABEL="MAIN1" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda4: TYPE="swap" UUID="5ff8c875-f207-4130-bac7-99d56163d95f"
/dev/sda5: UUID="A8448C38448C0B70" LABEL="DISK_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda6: UUID="92B8C9B9B8C99BDB" LABEL="DISK1_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda7: UUID="74B33B3D5F9F0886" TYPE="ntfs"


# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# /dev/sda1
UUID=8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /dev/sda4
/dev/sda6/media/DISK1_VOL3 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda5/media/DISK_VOL3 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda7/media/DISK_VOL2 ntfs-3g force 0 0
/dev/sda2/media/MAIN1 ntfs-3g force 0 0
UUID=f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

RESUME=UUID=f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21
As shown highlighted in red, it looks like the problem is that your swap partition UUID changed; did you resize/move or do anything with your swap partition recently? To fix the problem, how about trying:

sudo mkswap -U "f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21" /dev/sda4
Then reboot, see if you get the Ubuntu splash screen again, and once you get back into Ubuntu please post:

free
sudo blkid -c /dev/null

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 07:43 PM
I had made some changes to swap.......ya sure.......my pleasure.....i will definitely post here

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 07:49 PM
eshant@eshant-desktop:~$ sudo mkswap -U "f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21" /dev/sda4
Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 1020120 KiB
no label, UUID=f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21


eshant@eshant-desktop:~$ free
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 2582208 1213528 1368680 0 355556 302104
-/+ buffers/cache: 555868 2026340
Swap: 0 0 0


eshant@eshant-desktop:~$ sudo blkid -c /dev/null
/dev/sda1: UUID="8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda2: UUID="16FE4502FE44DC1D" LABEL="MAIN1" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda4: UUID="f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21" TYPE="swap"
/dev/sda5: UUID="A8448C38448C0B70" LABEL="DISK_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda6: UUID="92B8C9B9B8C99BDB" LABEL="DISK1_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda7: UUID="74B33B3D5F9F0886" TYPE="ntfs"

caljohnsmith
January 29th, 2009, 07:51 PM
Have you tried rebooting yet? After rebooting, then post the output of the free and blkid commands.

Dirjel
January 29th, 2009, 08:05 PM
Sorry for jumping in like this, but I *want* my computer to boot up all text-y. If I had to guess, I'd probably say I would have to change this bit in the /boot/grub/menu.lst

## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the
## alternatives
## e.g. defoptions=vga=791 resume=/dev/hda5
# defoptions=quiet splash
I don't want to play with this, though, because I'm not entirely certain what I'm doing. I just read through this thread, and it looks like people keep talking about the splash screen and referring to this file here.

Thanks.

eshant_engineer
January 29th, 2009, 08:10 PM
Have you tried rebooting yet? After rebooting, then post the output of the free and blkid commands.

I donot get any changes....after rebooting

-----------free------------
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 2582208 701348 1880860 0 20840 200480
-/+ buffers/cache: 480028 2102180
Swap: 1020116 0 1020116

-------blkid----------

/dev/sda1: UUID="8327e800-aadd-44d9-be9a-09cb74098853" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda2: UUID="16FE4502FE44DC1D" LABEL="MAIN1" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda4: UUID="f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21" TYPE="swap"
/dev/sda5: UUID="A8448C38448C0B70" LABEL="DISK_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda6: UUID="92B8C9B9B8C99BDB" LABEL="DISK1_VOL3" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda7: UUID="74B33B3D5F9F0886" TYPE="ntfs"

BatsotO
January 29th, 2009, 08:33 PM
Generally it's about swap uuid mismatch. Try replace the swap uuid in /etc/fstab and /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume with the one stated on the blkid output, your swap uuid is f429b75b-0611-4fc4-9186-aeffe7638c21 and do update-initramfs -u then reboot.

eshant_engineer
January 30th, 2009, 06:31 AM
I cheked at both address. But now UUID is same, but still i don't have usplash.

eshant_engineer
January 30th, 2009, 11:19 AM
please...

BatsotO
January 30th, 2009, 11:31 AM
have you done sudo update-initramfs -u ?
if you have done it would you mind re post the swap line in fstab and resume, just curious, so far it always works for me, i clone partitions alot so the swap uuid in both file was from my master partition and that method always put the progress bar back.

blazemore
January 30th, 2009, 11:33 AM
has nobody thought of running

sudo apt-get install usplash

hyper_ch
January 30th, 2009, 11:38 AM
you keep bumping threads continuously without waiting 24h as you were kindly told before. You just made it onto my ignore list.

eshant_engineer
January 30th, 2009, 12:07 PM
have you done sudo update-initramfs -u ?
if you have done it would you mind re post the swap line in fstab and resume, just curious, so far it always works for me, i clone partitions alot so the swap uuid in both file was from my master partition and that method always put the progress bar back.

ya, ofcourse i did it, that's why i update UUID at all places mentioned.

you keep bumping threads continuously without waiting 24h as you were kindly told before. You just made it onto my ignore list.

Dear, with the passing of time threads become invisible, to keep it under ur consideration and make u aware of problem i pop it up in 2-3 hrs...is any thing wrong?:(

blazemore
January 30th, 2009, 01:27 PM
We do check pages other than 1... And we tend to check threads in which we have posted.

You're not entitled to support, remember.

boof1988
January 30th, 2009, 02:25 PM
Dear, with the passing of time threads become invisible, to keep it under ur consideration and make u aware of problem i pop it up in 2-3 hrs...is any thing wrong?:(

When you continually bump your thread (before 24hr), there are many people who will not help you. Please do not bump your thread in less than 24hr. You will get much better help that way.

And as someone has mentioned... people do look for threads that are not on the first page and then try to help them.