rhgb from the
kernel line in the grub configuration in
/boot/grub/grub.conf, or use
plymouth-set-default-theme to select one of the text-only themes.
The following details are valid for Fedora 18.
Kernel command line is configured in
/etc/grub2/grub.conf. This file is generated based on various configuration files under
The default kernel command line is provided in
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX variable set in
rhgb (or synonym
splash) option and update grub configuration by running
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg command.
plymouth-set-default-theme details command to set theme which disables graphics and shows logs. Current theme is shown by running
plymouth-set-default-theme without any option. The available themes are listed by
The effective settings used during the boot are actually in
initramfs image which has to be updated after changing theme settings. Invoke
/usr/libexec/plymouth/plymouth-update-initrd command (note the full path) to make changes effective.