david_1234
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how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:12 pm

hello ,
I have a PI that work as a server in a public location with a screen connect to it.

I want to change the pi logo at boot time , so if someone is looking while it boot he will see mylogo.jpg

I found this
but it only hide the boot text - how do I add my own image?

Thanks,

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:18 pm

Since this is posted in General Discussion it might be helpful to specify what Operating System you are booting.

david_1234
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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:43 pm

[email protected]:~ $ cat /etc/os-release
PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)"
NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="9"
VERSION="9 (stretch)"
ID=raspbian
ID_LIKE=debian
HOME_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianForums"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianBugs"

I don't see the commands line but
I get the "welcome to pi" for 2-3 seconds
I want to put there my own picture

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:43 am

anyone?

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:10 am

What logo are you asking about, the little Raspberries (that indicate the number of cores) or the splash screen that displays while the desktop is loading.
My mind is like a browser. 27 tabs are open, 9 aren't responding,
lots of pop-ups...and where is that annoying music coming from?

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:11 am

viewtopic.php?t=197472

I'd guess you failed to find that on a Google search as it's called a "splash screen" not a "logo".
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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:26 am

Replace the file /usr/share/plymouth/themes/pix/splash.png with your own (or just remove it for a blank screen)

Add logo.nologo to the end of the line in /boot/cmdline.txt to remove the four raspberries (on pi3)
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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:46 am

I didn't see this - so thank you!

so I can see it's working - I change the splash picture

I want to remove the rainbow and the recovery image

I have try to follow this guide :
https://scribles.net/silent-boot-on-ras ... ole-mode/

didn't work
still have rainbow , can still see the recovery and all the lines that running at startup
the splash as been change like you told me to do before

what is wrong now ?

this is the cmd

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dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 console=serial0,115200 console=tty1 root=/dev/mmcblk0p7 rootfstype=ext4 elevator=deadline fsck.repair=yes rootwait splash plymouth.ignore-serial-consoles logo.nologo
Thanks ,

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:36 pm

david_1234 wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:46 am
didn't work
still have rainbow , can still see the recovery and all the lines that running at startup
the splash as been change like you told me to do before

what is wrong now ?
What's wrong is you are using NOOBS.

Install Raspbian from an image instead of NOOBS (no recovery message), and add the line disable_splash=1 to config.txt (no rainbow).
My mind is like a browser. 27 tabs are open, 9 aren't responding,
lots of pop-ups...and where is that annoying music coming from?

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:23 am

david_1234 wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:46 am
I want to remove the rainbow and the recovery image
The "rainbow" (4 giant pixels, one of each color) is part of the VC4 boot process. I don't think you can remove that.

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:04 am

W. H. Heydt wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:23 am
The "rainbow" (4 giant pixels, one of each color) is part of the VC4 boot process. I don't think you can remove that.
Sure you can, see my post above yours (only works with image installed Raspbian, not NOOBS).
My mind is like a browser. 27 tabs are open, 9 aren't responding,
lots of pop-ups...and where is that annoying music coming from?

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:24 am

Thank you!

now it's working
no rainbow
my own image at startup

Thank you very much

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:28 am

disable_splash=1 also works in NOOBS. Just create a config.txt file and add the line. But you also have to add it to the OS NOOBS will boot into.
PINN - NOOBS with the extras... https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=142574

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:44 am

can you explian more?

how the config.txt and cmdline shuold look like in noobs?

I don't want to reinstall all my PIs

Thanks ,

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:25 pm

Bear in mind that:
1. NOOBS is also a (very small) OS that the RPi boots into first, which then chooses another OS to boot into second.
2. To remove startup logos, you have to remove them in NOOBS and any OS that you want to boot into.
3. My comment was referring only to removing the "rainbow" (4 giant pixels, one of each color) from NOOBS as it is possible to remove this in the same way you can do it in Raspbian.

To remove the rainbow logo from NOOBS
NOOBS is stored on the 1st partition of your SD card (/dev/mmcblk0p1) which is labelled RECOVERY.
By default It does not have a config.txt file, but you can create one. It has the same functionality as it would have in Raspbian.
Here are 2 ways you can edit this file:

1. Edit config.txt in Windows
Remove your SD card from the RPi.
Insert your SD card in a USB SD card reader.
Insert the USB card reader in your Windows PC.
IGNORE/cancel any dialogs that Windows pops up claiming your partitions need formatting - they do not!
In File Manager, open the USB drive labelled RECOVERY (It should have files recovery.rfs and recovery.cmdline in it amongst others)
Create a new file called config.txt
Edit the file with notepad or similar text editor.
Add the line:

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disable_splash=1
Save, exit, Safely eject SD card and return it to your RPi

2. Edit config.txt in NOOBS
When NOOBS boots, hold (or press repeatedly) the shift key until the recovery menu appears.
Hold down Ctrl and Alt keys then simultaneously press key F2 to get to the recovery console terminal.
Login with username=root/password=raspberry.
Enter the following text into the terminal:

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mount -o remount,rw /mnt
echo "disable_splash=1">>/mnt/config.txt
sync
Press Ctrl-Alt-Del to reboot NOOBS.
The rainbow screen should now be gone.

cmdline.txt
NOOBS does not use cmdline.txt. Instead it has a recovery.cmdline file that serves the same purpose.
In one of your previous emails you mentioned you had added:

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splash plymouth.ignore-serial-consoles logo.nologo
to "the cmd".
These are not really relevant to NOOBS so you can remove them if you added them to recovery.cmdline.
But keep them if you added them to /boot/cmdline.txt of your Raspbian OS.

There shouldn't be any startup boot text with NOOBS, but if any appears you can remove it by adding

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quiet loglevel=2
to recovery.cmdline. (Note this file should comprise only 1 long line of text. Do not add text to additional lines as they will be ignored)

Recovery image
You mentioned you wanted to get rid of the recovery image (Small raspberry in the middle of the screen saying "Hold shift to enter recovery" or similar. This image is built into NOOBS and is difficult to remove without rebuilding NOOBS yourself.
You can, however, force the RPI firmware to ignore NOOBS and boot directly into the OS you want to. (https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/q ... -boot-menu)
To do this, add a file to NOOBS recovery partition called autoboot.txt.
Add the following line of text autoboot.txt:

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boot_partition=6
The number 6 is the boot partition number of the OS you want to boot, which will be 6 if you only have 1 OS.
This will also hide the NOOBS rainbow splash screen, making the above edits redundant if you choose to do this.
A limitation of this is that NOOBS will no longer run, so you cannot press the shift key to enter the NOOBS recovery menu any more. If you want to do this, you will have to remove the autoboot.txt file. You can do it easily in Windows. In Raspbian you will have to mount the recovery partition before removing the file.

Alternatively, if you switch to PINN, you can configure the background screen colours and/or change the wallpaper recovery image to whatever you like (resizing it full screen if you prefer), or change the boot menu timeouts etc. This way you keep the NOOBS functionality, but using your own logo.

I hope that explains it sufficiently.
PINN - NOOBS with the extras... https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=142574

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Re: how to change the logo boot ?

Wed May 01, 2019 12:49 pm

best explain I ever got :-)

Thanks!

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