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How to disable GRUB splash screen on Solaris x86 system console to see full text boot messages (Doc ID 2819227.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer desires to to disable the splash screen at boot time/shutdown.
Oracle Solaris

# uname -a
SunOS <hostname> 5.11 i86pc i386 i86pc

# bootadm list-menu -i 0
The location of the boot loader configuration files is: /rpool/boot/grub
title: Oracle Solaris
kernel: /platform/i86pc/kernel/amd64/unix
kernel arguments: -B console=graphics
boot archive: /platform/i86pc/amd64/boot_archive
bootfs: rpool/ROOT/solaris

The 'kernel arguments" is set to "console=graphics" and customer needs to see the full boot process displayed during boot time.


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