This is what happenes during the boot process: That x switch is exactly what I would expect – VirtualBox is switching to an emulated SVGA text mode, which of course is implemented using a host graphical window. Just starting out and have a question? SHW 8, 3 35 I’m planning on running exactly one thing: This wiki page refers to the “SiS” video driver which contains the “XGI Volari” name of your graphics card – possibly your card is this type in disguise and you may be able to change the driver to “SiS”.

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Board index All times are UTC. Hope this helps someone. Now I just need to figure out how to get the Netgear Wireless card working. This wiki page refers to the “trident” video driver. Have a look at this one askubuntu. I think then Nouveau does not work and you have to have a very new nVidia installed from a ppa. Setting it up about 1 year ago was an extremely painful procedure and required days of wrestling with it, and tweaking it, to allow it to recognize the Slackware and Arch installs; it always recognized the Mint Linux install easily.


The Grub2 technically “belongs” to the Linux Mint install but is used to triple boot all 3 systems. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. March 5th, 3. Post as a guest Name.

Dummynet, so I’m hoping it will be sufficient. I believe dorce VirtualBox is emulating a text mode terminal, based on the requests of the guest OS. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

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[SOLVED] Force grub to use default video on every boot

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. But, the low-graphics mode works fine when I boot in recovery mode.

Setup the virtual machine, launched it, removed installed VMware guest additions, installed VirtualBox guest additions. SHW 8, 3 35 Force grub to use default video on every boot. These are virtual UUIDs, not real ones. Any hints will be greatly appreciated, Baer. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The virtual machine is setup to run full screen. The Gnome gui is gone I’ve removed Unity due to hardware limitations. Text modes predate VESA.


This is not a problem under VMware This is not a problem of guest additions, they are not active at this point. Did I post these before?

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If you can fix it vesaa we might be able to integrate the fix or perhaps you could find some way of making it work by fiddling It sounds to me that when grub uses the default video settings those are the boots that work correctly, and when it uses non-defaults I get the blank screen boot. Having a problem logging in? Grkb up or log in Sign up using Google.

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