I am trying to hide boot up messages on my raspberry PI. I upgraded it from the stock raspbian image to buster via this guide: https://gist.github.com/nickfox-taterli/fcddd0ac724ec066b51f8e777800fea2. Unfortunately since then I cannot figure out how to hide boot messages. I can put it into a different tty using /boot/cmdline.txt but I cannot hide it like I could in raspbian stretch. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Please try this

Remove rainbow screen

in /boot/config.txt add disable_splash=1

Overclock the SD Card from 50 to 100MHz

This can only be done with at least a UHS Class 1 card


Set the bootloader delay to 0 seconds. The default is 1s if not specified.


Remove icon and cursor

in /boot/cmdline.txt

splash quiet plymouth.ignore-serial-consoles logo.nologo vt.global_cursor_default=0

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