[Bug 573483] Re: Overlapping text messages in boot screen
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Mon Nov 21 15:03:05 UTC 2011
I'm experiencing this bug in 11.10 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650.
It happens regardless of the number of monitors I have connected (0-1).
It's mildly annoying in that it hinders my ability to debug the shutdown
process. I had a script that was blocking shutdown. Normally I would
be able to read the script name live on the screen while it's being
blocked, however with this bug I had to wait to reboot and check the
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Overlapping text messages in boot screen
Status in “plymouth” package in Ubuntu:
During the boot-up process of Ubuntu 10.04, an error message appears
on the boot screen (just below the "ubuntu" logo and below the
blinking white/red dots). However, another message with
instructions on how to proceed appears exactly on top of the error
message, making it nearly impossible to read the error message.
This bug is about the two messages overlapping. See attached
This bug occurs both when using the Nvidia proprietary driver, and ALSO when using the free nvidia driver. It seems unrelated to the driver used by X.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Dell XPS420
Package: plymouth 0.8.2-2ubuntu2
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-2.6.32-22-generic-pae root=UUID=7e3ac1f6-e465-4673-93a6-79547bfa7d86 ro quiet splash
PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcFB: 0 VGA16 VGA
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.36-generic-pae 184.108.40.206+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic-pae i686
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.product.name: Dell XPS420
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
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