[Bug 1572874] Re: plymouth is disabled after upgrade from trusty due to missing "splash" kernel arg

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Sun May 8 22:01:38 UTC 2016

> None the less the plymouth splash did work in trusty.

The text or graphical one? I don't see how the graphical one would run
without "splash".

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  plymouth is disabled after upgrade from trusty due to missing "splash"
  kernel arg

Status in plymouth package in Ubuntu:
Status in plymouth source package in Xenial:

Bug description:
  I upgraded a mostly clean install of 14.04.4 -> 16.04 (Ubuntu GNOME).
  Plymouth is never displayed on the upgraded system.

  This is due to the grub config not having the "splash" kernel
  commandline argument currently

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: grub2-common 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: GNOME
  Date: Thu Apr 21 00:47:49 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-25 (55 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.04.4 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20160217.1)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: grub2
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-04-21 (0 days ago)

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