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I want to be able to see all stuff from the boot process, just like in Debian.

I instaled startupmanager but It only change boot screen to more ugly.

I search google and find that you must remove "quiet" from /boot/grub/menu.lst but I don't have that file on my system.

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Do you know if you are using the old grub or the new one? –  Stefan Sep 16 '10 at 16:19
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It sounds like you are using Grub 2. I haven't tried it, but acording to this article. You will need to change /etc/default/grub, so that the line :

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" 

becomes:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" 

in other words, remove quiet and splash from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT variable.

update: from jcubic's comment:

also remove splash and vga=769 from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX variable.

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I also had to remove "splash vga=769" from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX varible. –  jcubic Sep 16 '10 at 22:48
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