15.5 The Graphical SUSE Screen
The graphical SUSE screen is displayed on the first console if the
option vga=value is used as a
kernel parameter. If you install using YaST, this option is
automatically activated in accordance with the selected resolution and
the graphics card. There are three ways to disable the SUSE screen, if
- Disabling the SUSE Screen When Necessary
Enter the command echo 0 >/proc/splash on the
command line to disable the graphical screen. To activate it again,
enter echo 1 >/proc/splash.
- Disabling the SUSE screen by default.
Add the kernel parameter splash=0 to your boot loader
configuration. Section 15.0, The Boot Loader provides more information
about this. However, if you prefer the text mode, which was the
default in earlier versions, set vga=normal.
- Completely Disabling the SUSE Screen
Compile a new kernel and disable the option
Disabling framebuffer support in the kernel automatically disables
the splash screen as well. SUSE cannot provide any support for your
system if you run it with a custom kernel.