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Offline toothandnailTopic starter

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Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« on: 13. September 2012, 16:18:19 »
I've just installed manjaro-xfce-0.8-20120910-x86_64.iso. Worked fine in live mode, but I'm having problems with the installed version.

I'm not able to install Grub to the mbr, and it fails to install to the root partition. As a result, I've had to guess the correct commands to add to my existing Grub installation. I've got this:

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title Manjaro
root (hd0,7)
kernel (hd0,7)/boot/vmlinuz-3.4.10-1-x86_64-manjaro root=/dev/sda8 quiet ro init=/usr/bin/systemd
initrd (hd0,7)/boot/initramfs-3.4.10-1-x86_64-manjaro.img

With this in place, the system boots, but it doesn't looks as though systemd is working at all, and I end up with a console log in prompt. Can't start X if I log in, and it doesn't look as though any of the services are running.

So, can anyone tell me what command options I should be using? Or should I be looking for other problems?

Paul.

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #1 on: 15. September 2012, 03:41:29 »
Anyone? Alternately, can anyone tell me how to check whether systemd is running or not?

My current grub command line for Manjaro is:

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/boot/vmlinuz-3.4.10-1-x86_64-manjaro root=/dev/sda8 init=/bin/systemd quiet ro
The machine is a Lenovo T400, running Windows Vista, SalineOS, Arch, and now (not very successfully), Manjaro. I'm using EasyBCD as boot manager, with its Grub legacy compatible system for launching Linux distributions.

The Manjaro install seemed to complete without errors, and the live version runs fine, so I suspect the problem is in the boot rather than anything else.

Paul.

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #2 on: 15. September 2012, 08:17:10 »
According to whereis, systemd resides in /bin, not in /usr/bin.

If you can login, the just use
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ps ax | grep systemd

And you should see something like:

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  64   :  233 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd
  65   :  236 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-journald
  83   :  396 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-logind
 

(Ignore the numbers, those are just my defaults for grep).

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #3 on: 16. September 2012, 17:36:15 »
According to whereis, systemd resides in /bin, not in /usr/bin.

Sorry, didn't notice I'd left it at /usr/bin in the message. I tried that instead of /bin, thinking that Manjaro might be affected by the move from /bin to /usr/bin that Arch went through a little while ago. With the append set to /usr/bin, the system wouldn't boot, so it went back to /bin....

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If you can login, the just use
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ps ax | grep systemd

And you should see something like:

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  64   :  233 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd
  65   :  236 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-journald
  83   :  396 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-logind
 

(Ignore the numbers, those are just my defaults for grep).

:) Thought of that shortly after entering my last message. I did log into console and used ps to see if systemd was running - got this result:

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    1 ?        Ss     0:00 /bin/systemd
  123 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd
  125 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-journald
  293 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-logind
  294 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --system --address=systemd: --nofork --nopidfile --systemd-activation

so systemd is certainly running. Now I'm not sure whether the problem is that its not starting services or from some other cause.

I've been able to run in live mode without problems, and the install didn't seem to hit any problems. However, the system is certainly not properly set up, and multiple services are not running. Even the console has problems - when logging in, the password appears in plain text, tab completion doesn't work, and using the cursor keys produces character output rather than pulling up the previous command.

Looking at the system, /etc/vconsole.conf looks alright (no font or font map set, but I don't think they should affect things).

So, at the moment, I have no idea what the problem is. Can't be hardware - I've run quite a few different Linux distros on this laptop, and the live session is fine, but it looks as though I've missed configuring either several necessary things, or something so basic that later services fail to start.

I guess my next step will be to try and work out what is running in a live session and compare it to what is running on the (almost) installed version. Any suggestions gratefully accepted...

Paul

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #4 on: 16. September 2012, 21:08:04 »
Settings in /etc/vconsole shouldn't be a problem, unless you have an unusual (non-English) keyboard / language setting. The defaults work fine for English UK & US style keyboards.

I had a similar problem due to an installation failure. There appears to be a race condition in the 0.8.0 live CD that means the files don't get copied properly. The system then boots, but it's behaviour is odd. I fixed my problem by reinstalling the system & making sure I used gparted to partition the disks instead of cfdisk (I used parted magix x86_64 to do the partitioning). I read on the Arch Wiki that cfdisk can sometimes cause problems with Grub2 installations.

Your situation is a bit more complicated, though, because I assume you're not using Grub2 to control the boot. I wonder if the MBR is borked?

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #5 on: 16. September 2012, 21:43:22 »
@toothandnail: Seams something went wrong in the installation. Could you try a reinstallation and report to us back pls?

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #6 on: 17. September 2012, 00:52:24 »
@toothandnail: Seams something went wrong in the installation. Could you try a reinstallation and report to us back pls?

Roland
There is defintely a race condition occurring sometimes on the installation when I've tested it. The symptoms are that there is a quick flash and the operatin is reported as successful. Usually, you find out that something has gone wrong when you try to create the user. A couple of error flash up, but they're a bit too quick to catch. A similar thing can occur when mkinitcpio is called. In this case, the symptom is that grub can't find the initrd image on boot. This happens on the 0.8.0 Gnome / Cinnamon LiveCD. (There doesn't appear to be a later build).

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #7 on: 17. September 2012, 02:52:39 »
@toothandnail: Seams something went wrong in the installation. Could you try a reinstallation and report to us back pls?

Roland

I suspect you're right. Not much to lose anyway, other than a bit of time. I'm just starting a reinstall now.

One question - do I need the init=/bin/systemd in the Grub command line?

Paul.

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #8 on: 17. September 2012, 03:25:53 »
Never mind the question, I removed the init=/bin/systemd from the Grub command line, and systemd ran on startup. Unfortunately, nothing much has changed....

The machine is a Lenovo Thinkpad T400 - core2duo 2.4 GHz, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB WD hard drive, Intel graphics. It currently has Windows Vista (not something I want, but unfortunately, I need it sometimes for customer support), SalineOS 1.7 and Arch (current, running Xfce 4.10).

I partitioned the disk using Gparted before starting any of the installations, currently have sda1 (primary, Windows service partition), sda2 (Vista), sda3 (512MB, swap), sda5 (100GB, xfs, /home), sda6 (20GB, ext4, SalineOS root), sda7 (20GB, ext4, Arch root), sda8 (20GB, ext4, Manjaro root). I'm using NeoGrub from EasyBCD as a boot loader, and have the Manjaro entry set as below:

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title Manjaro
root (hd0,7)
kernel (hd0,7)/boot/vmlinuz-3.4.10.1-x86_64-manjaro root=/dev/sda8 ro
initrd (hd0,7)/boot/initramfs-3.4010-1x86_64-manjaro.img
boot

Since I pulled the 'quiet' out of the grub setup, I can see status messages from systemd during the boot. Boot itself is pretty quick, but stops at a console login prompt. I only have one tty available - can't select any others, and the console isn't set up properly.

When I log in, the password is echoed back in plain text. I can execute commands, but a number of special keys don't work. If I try and read a man page, I can only get the first screen - space bar does nothing except insert a space, and PgDn does nothing at all. Using the cursor keys to try and retrieve a command simply gets me a few odd characters, and tab doesn't work for command completion.

If there is any specific information I can supply, please let me know. It looks as though the install has hit a glitch somewhere, or Manjaro doesn't like the legacy grub boot loader (though the latter seems unlikely - I've used it for a lot of different distros).

Paul.

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #9 on: 17. September 2012, 07:43:33 »
manjaro-xfce-0.8-20120910-x86_64.iso is in some ways broken. I've to fix some issues since we tried to add unetbootin support to our images. I'll check all your suggestions and how we can implement them ...

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #10 on: 21. September 2012, 22:27:13 »
I have the same problem in that I can only log in to the command line. 

I tried going root and using the command "startx" but that didn't work.

The problem lies with Grub 2 version 2. I have had no problems when booting many operating systems in multi-boot using Grub 2 version 1.99 but the experimental Grub 2 version 2 is a bit of a horror and for me, pretty useless in that the default font size of it makes it very difficult to read.

You should first try re-installing Grub from a live CD or DVD.  Any should do but I used a Linux MInt dvd, though your Manjaro live installation disk should also do the trick.

Initially I got Majaro xfce working by using a Linux Mint live dvd,  using "sudo su" to go go root and installing Grub to my second hard drive mbr at sdb using the following commands (it works, if you want to try re-installing Grub before doing anything else).  Change sda6 for the location of the root partition of your Manjaro and sdb for the drive with your mbr (for most people sda):

$ sudo su 
# mount  /dev/sda6   /mnt
# mount  -o  bind   /dev   /mnt/dev
# mount  -o  bind   /sys   /mnt/sys
# mount  -o  bind   /proc   /mnt/proc
# chroot  /mnt
# grub-install   /dev/sdb
# update-grub

and that's it. You can take out the live dvd, reboot and you should be able to access Manjaro normally. I could ... but I hated the look of Grub 2 version 2 especially as I could barely read it (and there are many lines to read in my multiboot). So I went into Linux Mint Debian and did grub-install from a terminal there to get my Grub 2 version 1.99 back. However, Manjaro will now only boot into the command line, not the GUI.

Any ideas on how to start the GUI would be appreciated.  Thanks.


 



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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #11 on: 21. September 2012, 23:11:08 »
Hmm, that is very strange. Grub2 is working fine here. Try
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xinit xfce
and please post the error messages of startx and the xorg.logs!

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #12 on: 22. September 2012, 19:13:17 »
Hello toothandnail

I'd like to say sorry for taking up so much space on your post  :(

I first posted here to say that I was having a similar problem (which might be the case of booting Manjaro using an earlier Grub) but as Roland asked me to post some answers to his questions, excuse for posting here again.  This should really be a separate query now, but Roland expects an answer. I hope to keep away after that.

Best wishes with your problem in booting using Grub Legacy.  I have been used to Grub2 for some years and I am unable to help with Legacy ideas.

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Re:  Posted by: roland
« on: Yesterday at 23:11:08 »

Hmm, that is very strange. Grub2 is working fine here. Try
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xinit xfce
and please post the error messages of startx and the xorg.logs!

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Hello Roland

Re-installation (1)

I decided to give Manjaro with Grub 2 Version 2 another try so I re-installed, putting Manjaro at the top of my boot list.  I didn't touch any configuration files during installation but left the settings as default in order to eliminate error.

On booting using the default Manjaro Grub 2, the new installation of Manjaro-xfce-0.8.1x86-64 went straight into the GUI without any problems. I turned the computer off and on again twice, and each boot was successful.  So we could say Problem Solved.  However ...

So because I do not like the tiny default fonts in Grub2 version 2 boot (is this a Manjaro developers setting or a Grub setting?) I re-installed Grub 2 version 1.99 in LMDE and I could no longer boot into the Manjuro GUI, only the command line.

The problem seems to be booting Manjaro with any Grub that is not Grub 2 Version 2.

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Re-installation (2)

I re-installed Manjaro again and I was taken straight into the GUI. I decided to try and work with Grub 2 and change the font size.
The only way that I could find to change the small font in Grub2 Version 2 was in a terminal as root:

nano /etc/default/grub

and then after looking at the list of available resolutions given when typing "vbeinfo" in the Grub boot command line, I made the following changes:

GRUB_DEFAULT=saved  -->  GRUB_DEFAULT=0   

(as in Grub 2 version 1.99)

GRUB_GFXMODE=AUTO   -->  GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

(this font is too big but this was a first trial. 


I saved the new settings, did "update-grub" and rebooted.  The font size in the Grub Boot list had successfully changed and was very readable (albeit far too big now) but again I could only get into the command line in Manjaro. The GUI was no longer available.  All other operating systems are fine and readily boot into the GUI: these are all Linux and also I boot Haiku.

I guess it is possible to download an earlier version of Grub 2 for Manjaro  and do "grub-install" but I am not sure of the syntax of how to do this. I will look around.

As requested, the X settings for my installation of Manjaro are below:


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# xinit xfce

Fatal server error:
Server is already active for display0

if this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock and start again

Please consult the The X.Org Foundation Support at http://wiki.x.org for help


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# startx

xauth: file   /root/.Xauthority does not exist

x.org x server 1.124
ReleaseDate 2012-08-27
x Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build operating system: Linux 3.4.8-1-Arch x86_64
Current Operating System: Linux manjaro 3.5.4-1 MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Sep 17 13:22:30 CEST 2012 x86_64
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.4-1-x86_64-manjaro root=uuid=ed5c2463-3565-4920-b4ce-fd123ed8f8d5 ro quiet splash add_efi_memmap resum=/dev/diskby-uuid/b46c8e3d-1cbd-48e3-b43c-a21987c3589e
Build date: 27 August 2012 08:04:39 pm
Current version of pixman 0.26.2

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# Log file : /var/log/Xorg.1.log Time:  Sat Sep 22 14@34:19 2012


[    62.268]
X.Org X Server 1.12.4
Release Date: 2012-08-27
[    62.268] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[    62.268] Build Operating System: Linux 3.4.8-1-ARCH x86_64
[    62.268] Current Operating System: Linux manjaro 3.5.4-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Sep 17 13:22:30 CEST 2012 x86_64
[    62.269] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.4-1-x86_64-manjaro root=UUID=ed5c2463-3565-4920-b4ce-fd123ed8f8d5 ro quiet splash add_efi_memmap resume=/dev/disk/by-uuid/b46c8e3d-1cbd-48e3-b43c-a21987c3589e
[    62.269] Build Date: 27 August 2012  08:04:39AM
[    62.269] 
[    62.269] Current version of pixman: 0.26.2
[    62.269] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[    62.269] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[    62.270] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.1.log", Time: Sat Sep 22 14:34:19 2012
[    62.271] (==) Using config directory: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[    62.271] (==) No Layout section.  Using the first Screen section.
[    62.271] (==) No screen section available. Using defaults.
[    62.271] (**) |-->Screen "Default Screen Section" (0)
[    62.271] (**) |   |-->Monitor "<default monitor>"
[    62.271] (==) No device specified for screen "Default Screen Section".
Using the first device section listed.
[    62.272] (**) |   |-->Device "Device0"
[    62.272] (==) No monitor specified for screen "Default Screen Section".
Using a default monitor configuration.
[    62.272] (==) Automatically adding devices
[    62.272] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[    62.272] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/OTF/" does not exist.
[    62.272] Entry deleted from font path.
[    62.272] (WW) `fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/".
[    62.272] Entry deleted from font path.
[    62.272] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/").
[    62.272] (WW) `fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/".
[    62.272] Entry deleted from font path.
[    62.272] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/").
[    62.272] (==) FontPath set to:
/usr/share/fonts/misc/,
/usr/share/fonts/TTF/,
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/
[    62.272] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[    62.272] (**) Extension "Composite" is enabled
[    62.272] (**) Extension "RENDER" is enabled
[    62.272] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.
[    62.272] (II) Loader magic: 0x7c8b00
[    62.272] (II) Module ABI versions:
[    62.272] X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[    62.272] X.Org Video Driver: 12.1
[    62.272] X.Org XInput driver : 16.0
[    62.272] X.Org Server Extension : 6.0
[    62.274] (--) PCI:*(0:1:5:0) 1002:9616:1565:0017 rev 0, Mem @ 0xd0000000/268435456, 0xfeaf0000/65536, 0xfe900000/1048576, I/O @ 0x0000d000/256
[    62.274] (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)
[    62.274] (II) LoadModule: "extmod"
[    62.275] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
[    62.275] (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.275] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.0.0
[    62.275] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    62.275] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension DPMS
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension XVideo
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
[    62.275] (II) Loading extension X-Resource
[    62.275] (II) LoadModule: "dbe"
[    62.275] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
[    62.275] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.275] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.0.0
[    62.275] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    62.276] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.276] (II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
[    62.276] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[    62.276] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
[    62.276] (II) Module glx: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.276] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.0.0
[    62.276] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.276] (==) AIGLX enabled
[    62.276] (II) Loading extension GLX
[    62.276] (II) LoadModule: "record"
[    62.277] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
[    62.277] (II) Module record: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.277] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.13.0
[    62.277] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[    62.277] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.277] (II) Loading extension RECORD
[    62.277] (II) LoadModule: "dri"
[    62.277] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
[    62.277] (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.277] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.0.0
[    62.277] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.277] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
[    62.277] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[    62.277] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
[    62.277] (II) Module dri2: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.277] compiled for 1.12.4, module version = 1.2.0
[    62.277] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[    62.277] (II) Loading extension DRI2
[    62.277] (II) LoadModule: "radeon"
[    62.277] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/radeon_drv.so
[    62.277] (II) Module radeon: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    62.277] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 6.14.6
[    62.277] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[    62.277] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[    62.277] (II) RADEON: Driver for ATI Radeon chipsets:
ATI Radeon Mobility X600 (M24) 3150 (PCIE), ATI FireMV 2400 (PCI),
ATI Radeon Mobility X300 (M24) 3152 (PCIE),
ATI FireGL M24 GL 3154 (PCIE), ATI FireMV 2400 3155 (PCI),
ATI Radeon X600 (RV380) 3E50 (PCIE),
ATI FireGL V3200 (RV380) 3E54 (PCIE), ATI Radeon IGP320 (A3) 4136,
ATI Radeon IGP330/340/350 (A4) 4137, ATI Radeon 9500 AD (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9500 AE (AGP), ATI Radeon 9600TX AF (AGP),
ATI FireGL Z1 AG (AGP), ATI Radeon 9800SE AH (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9800 AI (AGP), ATI Radeon 9800 AJ (AGP),
ATI FireGL X2 AK (AGP), ATI Radeon 9600 AP (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9600SE AQ (AGP), ATI Radeon 9600XT AR (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9600 AS (AGP), ATI FireGL T2 AT (AGP), ATI Radeon 9650,
ATI FireGL RV360 AV (AGP), ATI Radeon 7000 IGP (A4+) 4237,
ATI Radeon 8500 AIW BB (AGP), ATI Radeon IGP320M (U1) 4336,
ATI Radeon IGP330M/340M/350M (U2) 4337,
ATI Radeon Mobility 7000 IGP 4437, ATI Radeon 9000/PRO If (AGP/PCI),
ATI Radeon 9000 Ig (AGP/PCI), ATI Radeon X800 (R420) JH (AGP),
ATI Radeon X800PRO (R420) JI (AGP),
ATI Radeon X800SE (R420) JJ (AGP), ATI Radeon X800 (R420) JK (AGP),
ATI Radeon X800 (R420) JL (AGP), ATI FireGL X3 (R420) JM (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9800 (M18) JN (AGP),
ATI Radeon X800 SE (R420) (AGP), ATI Radeon X800XT (R420) JP (AGP),
ATI Radeon X800 VE (R420) JT (AGP), ATI Radeon X850 (R480) (AGP),
ATI Radeon X850 XT (R480) (AGP), ATI Radeon X850 SE (R480) (AGP),
ATI Radeon X850 PRO (R480) (AGP), ATI Radeon X850 XT PE (R480) (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility M7 LW (AGP),
ATI Mobility FireGL 7800 M7 LX (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility M6 LY (AGP), ATI Radeon Mobility M6 LZ (AGP),
ATI FireGL Mobility 9000 (M9) Ld (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9000 (M9) Lf (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9000 (M9) Lg (AGP), ATI FireMV 2400 PCI,
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro ND (AGP), ATI Radeon 9700/9500Pro NE (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9600TX NF (AGP), ATI FireGL X1 NG (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9800PRO NH (AGP), ATI Radeon 9800 NI (AGP),
ATI FireGL X2 NK (AGP), ATI Radeon 9800XT NJ (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9600/9700 (M10/M11) NP (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9600 (M10) NQ (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9600 (M11) NR (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9600 (M10) NS (AGP),
ATI FireGL Mobility T2 (M10) NT (AGP),
ATI FireGL Mobility T2e (M11) NV (AGP), ATI Radeon QD (AGP),
ATI Radeon QE (AGP), ATI Radeon QF (AGP), ATI Radeon QG (AGP),
ATI FireGL 8700/8800 QH (AGP), ATI Radeon 8500 QL (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9100 QM (AGP), ATI Radeon 7500 QW (AGP/PCI),
ATI Radeon 7500 QX (AGP/PCI), ATI Radeon VE/7000 QY (AGP/PCI),
ATI Radeon VE/7000 QZ (AGP/PCI), ATI ES1000 515E (PCI),
ATI Radeon Mobility X300 (M22) 5460 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon Mobility X600 SE (M24C) 5462 (PCIE),
ATI FireGL M22 GL 5464 (PCIE), ATI Radeon X800 (R423) UH (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800PRO (R423) UI (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800LE (R423) UJ (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800SE (R423) UK (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800 XTP (R430) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X800 XL (R430) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800 SE (R430) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X800 (R430) (PCIE),
ATI FireGL V7100 (R423) (PCIE), ATI FireGL V5100 (R423) UQ (PCIE),
ATI FireGL unknown (R423) UR (PCIE),
ATI FireGL unknown (R423) UT (PCIE),
ATI Mobility FireGL V5000 (M26) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility FireGL V5000 (M26) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility Radeon X700 XL (M26) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility Radeon X700 (M26) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility Radeon X700 (M26) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X550XTX 5657 (PCIE), ATI Radeon 9100 IGP (A5) 5834,
ATI Radeon Mobility 9100 IGP (U3) 5835,
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 5954 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955 (PCIE), ATI Radeon 9250 5960 (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9200 5961 (AGP), ATI Radeon 9200 5962 (AGP),
ATI Radeon 9200SE 5964 (AGP), ATI FireMV 2200 (PCI),
ATI ES1000 5969 (PCI), ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 5974 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5975 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 5A41 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5A42 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 5A61 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5A62 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X300 (RV370) 5B60 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X600 (RV370) 5B62 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X550 (RV370) 5B63 (PCIE),
ATI FireGL V3100 (RV370) 5B64 (PCIE),
ATI FireMV 2200 PCIE (RV370) 5B65 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9200 (M9+) 5C61 (AGP),
ATI Radeon Mobility 9200 (M9+) 5C63 (AGP),
ATI Mobility Radeon X800 XT (M28) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility FireGL V5100 (M28) (PCIE),
ATI Mobility Radeon X800 (M28) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X850 5D4C (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X850 XT PE (R480) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X850 SE (R480) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X850 PRO (R480) (PCIE),
ATI unknown Radeon / FireGL (R480) 5D50 (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X850 XT (R480) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X800XT (R423) 5D57 (PCIE),
ATI FireGL V5000 (RV410) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X700 XT (RV410) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X700 PRO (RV410) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X700 SE (RV410) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X700 (RV410) (PCIE),
ATI Radeon X700 SE (RV410) (PCIE), ATI Radeon X1800,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800 XT, ATI Mobility Radeon X1800,
ATI Mobility FireGL V7200, ATI FireGL V7200, ATI FireGL V5300,
ATI Mobility FireGL V7100, ATI Radeon X1800, ATI Radeon X1800,
ATI Radeon X1800, ATI Radeon X1800, ATI Radeon X1800,
ATI FireGL V7300, ATI FireGL V7350, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI RV505,
ATI Radeon X1300/X1550, ATI Radeon X1550, ATI M54-GL,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400, ATI Radeon X1300/X1550,
ATI Radeon X1550 64-bit, ATI Mobility Radeon X1300,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300, ATI Mobility Radeon X1300,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1300,
ATI RV505, ATI RV505, ATI FireGL V3300, ATI FireGL V3350,
ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1550 64-bit, ATI Radeon X1300/X1550,
ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1300/X1550, ATI Mobility Radeon X1450,
ATI Radeon X1300/X1550, ATI Mobility Radeon X2300,
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300, ATI Mobility Radeon X1350,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350, ATI Mobility Radeon X1450,
ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1550, ATI Mobility Radeon X1350,
ATI FireMV 2250, ATI Radeon X1550 64-bit, ATI Radeon X1600,
ATI Radeon X1650, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1600,
ATI Mobility FireGL V5200, ATI Mobility Radeon X1600,
ATI Radeon X1650, ATI Radeon X1650, ATI Radeon X1600,
ATI Radeon X1300 XT/X1600 Pro, ATI FireGL V3400,
ATI Mobility FireGL V5250, ATI Mobility Radeon X1700,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 XT, ATI FireGL V5200,
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700, ATI Radeon X2300HD,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300,
ATI Radeon X1950, ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1950,
ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900,
ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900,
ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1900,
ATI AMD Stream Processor, ATI Radeon X1900, ATI Radeon X1950,
ATI RV560, ATI RV560, ATI Mobility Radeon X1900, ATI RV560,
ATI Radeon X1950 GT, ATI RV570, ATI RV570, ATI FireGL V7400,
ATI RV560, ATI Radeon X1650, ATI Radeon X1650, ATI RV560,
ATI Radeon 9100 PRO IGP 7834, ATI Radeon Mobility 9200 IGP 7835,
ATI Radeon X1200, ATI Radeon X1200, ATI Radeon X1200,
ATI Radeon X1200, ATI Radeon X1200, ATI RS740, ATI RS740M, ATI RS740,
ATI RS740M, ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT,
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2900 Pro, ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT,
ATI FireGL V8650, ATI FireGL V8600, ATI FireGL V7600,
ATI Radeon 4800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 4870 x2,
ATI Radeon 4800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 4850 x2,
ATI FirePro V8750 (FireGL), ATI FirePro V7760 (FireGL),
ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4850, ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4850 X2,
ATI Radeon 4800 Series, ATI FirePro RV770, AMD FireStream 9270,
AMD FireStream 9250, ATI FirePro V8700 (FireGL),
ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4870, ATI Mobility RADEON M98,
ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4870, ATI Radeon 4800 Series,
ATI Radeon 4800 Series, ATI FirePro M7750, ATI M98, ATI M98, ATI M98,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650, ATI Radeon RV730 (AGP),
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670, ATI FirePro M5750,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670, ATI Radeon RV730 (AGP),
ATI RV730XT [Radeon HD 4670], ATI RADEON E4600,
ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series, ATI RV730 PRO [Radeon HD 4650],
ATI FirePro V7750 (FireGL), ATI FirePro V5700 (FireGL),
ATI FirePro V3750 (FireGL), ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850, ATI FirePro M7740, ATI RV740,
ATI Radeon HD 4770, ATI Radeon HD 4700 Series, ATI Radeon HD 4770,
ATI FirePro M5750, ATI RV610, ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT,
ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro, ATI Radeon HD 2400 PRO AGP, ATI FireGL V4000,
ATI RV610, ATI Radeon HD 2350, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400, ATI RADEON E2400, ATI RV610,
ATI FireMV 2260, ATI RV670, ATI Radeon HD3870,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850, ATI Radeon HD3850,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850 X2, ATI RV670,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2,
ATI Radeon HD3870 X2, ATI FireGL V7700, ATI Radeon HD3850,
ATI Radeon HD3690, AMD Firestream 9170, ATI Radeon HD 4550,
ATI Radeon RV710, ATI Radeon RV710, ATI Radeon RV710,
ATI Radeon HD 4350, ATI Mobility Radeon 4300 Series,
ATI Mobility Radeon 4500 Series, ATI Mobility Radeon 4500 Series,
ATI FirePro RG220, ATI Mobility Radeon 4330, ATI RV630,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT,
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT AGP, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro AGP,
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro, ATI Gemini RV630,
ATI Gemini Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT, ATI FireGL V5600,
ATI FireGL V3600, ATI Radeon HD 2600 LE,
ATI Mobility FireGL Graphics Processor, ATI Radeon HD 3470,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 3450, ATI Radeon HD 3450, ATI Radeon HD 3430,
ATI Radeon HD 3450, ATI FirePro V3700, ATI FireMV 2450,
ATI FireMV 2260, ATI FireMV 2260, ATI Radeon HD 3600 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 3650 AGP, ATI Radeon HD 3600 PRO,
ATI Radeon HD 3600 XT, ATI Radeon HD 3600 PRO,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670,
ATI Mobility FireGL V5700, ATI Mobility FireGL V5725,
ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics,
ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics,
ATI Radeon HD 3300 Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics,
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO2, SUMO2, SUMO2, SUMO2,
SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, SUMO, ATI Radeon HD 4200,
ATI Radeon 4100, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200,
ATI Mobility Radeon 4100, ATI Radeon HD 4290, ATI Radeon HD 4250,
AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics,
AMD Radeon HD 6250 Graphics, AMD Radeon HD 6250 Graphics,
AMD Radeon HD 6300 Series Graphics,
AMD Radeon HD 6200 Series Graphics, PALM, PALM, PALM, CYPRESS,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter, AMD Firestream 9370,
AMD Firestream 9350, ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 5900 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 5900 Series, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series, ATI Radeon HD 6700 Series,
ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series, ATI Radeon HD 6700 Series,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5570,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter, ATI Radeon HD 5670,
ATI Radeon HD 5570, ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series, REDWOOD,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series,
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series, ATI Mobility Radeon Graphics,
ATI Mobility Radeon Graphics, CEDAR,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter,
ATI FirePro (FireGL) Graphics Adapter, ATI FirePro 2270, CEDAR,
ATI Radeon HD 5450, CEDAR, CEDAR, CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN,
CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN, CAYMAN,
AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series, AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series, CAYMAN, CAYMAN,
CAYMAN, AMD Radeon HD 6900M Series, Mobility Radeon HD 6000 Series,
BARTS, BARTS, Mobility Radeon HD 6000 Series,
Mobility Radeon HD 6000 Series, BARTS, BARTS, BARTS, BARTS,
AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series,
AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS,
TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS,
TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS, TURKS,
CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS,
CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, CAICOS, ARUBA, ARUBA,
ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA,
ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA, ARUBA,
ARUBA, ARUBA
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« Last Edit: 22. September 2012, 19:55:24 by roland »

Offline Roland

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #13 on: 22. September 2012, 19:53:03 »
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So because I do not like the tiny default fonts in Grub2 version 2 boot (is this a Manjaro developers setting or a Grub setting?) I re-installed Grub 2 version 1.99 in LMDE and I could no longer boot into the Manjuro GUI, only the command line.

The problem seems to be booting Manjaro with any Grub that is not Grub 2 Version 2.

You never should do this! Of course grub won't work. You can't install an old version of grub in the mbr and have the new version installed in /boot/grub!

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I saved the new settings, did "update-grub" and rebooted.  The font size in the Grub Boot list had successfully changed and was very readable (albeit far too big now) but again I could only get into the command line in Manjaro. The GUI was no longer available.  All other operating systems are fine and readily boot into the GUI: these are all Linux and also I boot Haiku.

This is not the font size. This is the resolution of grub. Sorry but I can't really follow. First manjaro worked and booted into the gui interface. And now after changing the resolution in the grub config the system shouldn't boot? Why did you change "GRUB_DEFAULT=saved  -->  GRUB_DEFAULT=0"?  640x480 is a very low resolution. You should check your system for possible resolutions with "sudo hwinfo --framebuffer" and use one listed resolution. Sorry for asking so many questions but I need to get an overview about this.

I think you can't boot into the gui interface because you selected a wrong resolution or somehow you are in the wrong tty. Try all tty and check if a x server is running somewhere (CTRL+ALT+FX keys). Your log says there is already a X server running. You could also kill it and try again or start the new x server in a new VT. But I think this problem will be solved when we solve your grub problem. Please just post the output of "sudo hwinfo --framebuffer". :)

Edit: For logs please use the \[code\] option to save place next time ;)

Roland
« Last Edit: 22. September 2012, 19:57:36 by roland »

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Re: Grub command line to boot manjaro?
« Reply #14 on: 22. September 2012, 20:08:47 »
Hello Roland

The text on the Boot screen is too small for me to see in Grub 2 Version 2. So although Manjaro readily boots into the GUI using the Grub 2 Version 2 that is installed by the Manjaro installer,  it is a problem to use your good little operating system until I find how to resolve this problem. The boot screen setting used by the previous versions of Grub 2 was easy on the eye, especially when there are more than 20 lines of text in the boot menu.

I have gone back to using Grub 2 Version 1.99 which is installed in the MBR of /dev/sdb and which I update when necessary from Linux Mint Debian .  This boots all my other installed distros into the GUI except Manjaro, for reasons unknown.