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Re: Booting in text mode under GRUB2/EFI

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: Booting in text mode under GRUB2/EFI
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 23:08:40 -0800

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Udo Steinberg <address@hidden> wrote:

> So my question:
> Is 80x25 text mode not supported with GRUB2 on the EFI platform? Otherwise,
> how do I convince GRUB2 to boot the kernel in text mode?

Text rather than framebuffer services are not available to OSs (only
to bootloaders) with [U]EFI. This is a (rather unfortunate) limitation
of [U]EFI, not of grub.

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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