[Bug 1016170] Re: No login screen unless "quiet splash" removed from boot line

Barry Warsaw 1016170 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Sep 21 17:37:39 UTC 2012

Colin, I must have missed your comment #24; I'll try that.  In the
meantime, note that if I let rEFIt boot to OS X, it will *always* boot
successfully to Ubuntu the next time.

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  No login screen unless "quiet splash" removed from boot line

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Bug description:
  I'm not entirely sure this is a Plymouth bug, but here is what's going

  MacBook Pro 1,1 running latest Quantal.

  This machine was running 12.04 just fine, then I upgraded it to 12.10.
  Now, whenever I boot it, I just end up with a black screen, no login
  screen, no apparent cursor, no response to keyboard.

  If, at the grub screen, I edit the boot line and remove "quiet
  splash", the machine boots to its login screen, although it sometimes
  takes quite a long time.  I don't see much on the console output that
  indicates what's going on though.

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