GRUB splashimage should not break text console
console=graphics boot option is omitted or
console=text is specified instead, the text console is not usable when
splashimage lines are present in the GRUB entry because of assumptions in the happyface boot changes.
Updated by Richard PALO over 10 years ago
if possible, perhaps take into consideration that the graphics console hoses the bmc in, at least, my case as reported in https://defect.opensolaris.org/bz/show_bug.cgi?id=17485