Manjaro systemd-boot


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systemd-boot is an alternative to other bootloaders such as GRUB.


Customizing entries

The entries in the bootloader are automatically generated using sdboot-manage. The generated entries can be customized by editing /etc/sdboot-manage.conf.

After changing this file, the existing entries need to be regenerated.

user $ sudo sdboot-manage gen COPY TO CLIPBOARD

Setting up Plymouth splash screen

After installing Plymouth the kernel bootline needs to be adjusted. This can be done by editing /etc/sdboot-manage.conf as follows:

Find the line


and replace it with

LINUX_OPTIONS="quiet splash loglevel=3 rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0"

Further configuration

For further configuration such as custom entries, refer to ArchWiki.

See Also

systemd-boot on ArchWiki For a more complete article about systemd-boot.

dalto.8/systemd-boot-manager on GitLab For the automatic generators source code.

man systemd-boot.7 The man-page for systemd-boot.

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