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[W2K12] - Show OS Boot-Information


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Hey Guys,

just a short question:

In my Windows Server 2012 configuration-script, I set the following two options:

bcdedit /set {current} bootlog yes
bcdedit /set {current} sos on

Both options are then enabled in the "msconfig" screen.
Also, the "bootlog" works fine - The logfile is written to "C:\Windows\ntbtlog.txt".

But the problem is, that the "sos" option which should show the drivers loaded during startup / boot are not shown on the screen...


Any ideas?





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Edited by HØLLØW, 20 February 2013 - 04:50 AM.

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Try bootmenupolicy

bcdedit.exe /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

or
bcdedit.exe /deletevalue {default} bootmenupolicy


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Here is the list of switches for BCDEdit including Server 2012. My Server 2012 runs headless so I wouldn't be able to test on mine.
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Try bootmenupolicy

bcdedit.exe /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

or
bcdedit.exe /deletevalue {default} bootmenupolicy


Tested: NOT WORKING...


Here is the list of switches for BCDEdit including Server 2012. My Server 2012 runs headless so I wouldn't be able to test on mine.


I already knew this list ;)
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disable the GUIBoot with msconfig
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disable the GUIBoot with msconfig


Hi, already tested before: No changes, just the little loading-circle at system-boot is removed...
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Any other ideas out there? Or someone who can test it?
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What is the motherboard?
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What is the motherboard?


Hi,

It's a virtual system ;)
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But also tested on a physical server - Not working... :angry:

Is this a bug? I think it should nothing have to do if it's a virtual or physical server?!!!
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I have exactly same problem on Windows 8. I don't think it's a bug. It's rather a bad attribute related to all Windows 6.2 :angry:

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Is this a bug? I think it should nothing have to do if it's a virtual or physical server?!!!


I have exactly same problem on Windows 8. I don't think it's a bug. It's rather a bad attribute related to all Windows 6.2 :angry:


I brought it up because both Server 2012 and Windows 8 have the ability to show different boot graphics depending on the hardware. If these OS are on a hardware (motherboard/notebook) that use UEFI 2.3.1 and the GBRT ACPI table exists then it will not show the standard boot screens.
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