drop kdm plymouth patch?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Wed Dec 12 15:31:06 UTC 2012

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:44:10 PM Harald Sitter wrote:
> we have a patch for kdm that is supposed to enable clean transition from
> plymouth to kdm with KMS (i.e. no flickering from plymouth to kdm)
> it however causes:
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/886946
> and apparently also
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/554484
> so since we do not use kdm by default anymore I wonder if we should simply
> drop the patch. opinions?

Drop it.  Boot has never been flicker free on Kubuntu IMO and a bit of a flicker 
is certainly less of a problem than the bugs in question.

Scott K

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