Problems in Kubuntu's loading screen

Helder Terra helder.earth at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 11:37:20 UTC 2011


Thanks Alan,

I've just went throught your [1] solution and it worked fine.

Helder Terra

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Dacey Sr." <grokit at ajinfosearch.com>
To: "Kubuntu user technical support" <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 12:50 AM
Subject: Re: Problems in Kubuntu's loading screen


> On Sunday, February 27, 2011 09:41:18 am Helder Terra wrote:
>> I've recently installed a new video card, a Nvidia 7200GS and my Kubuntu
>> 10.10 drivers worked perfectly.
>>
>> But ever since I've installed it, the system loading screen (the blue
>> one with the Kubuntu logo) doesn't seem to recognize the video drivers.
>> It shows only a rough blue screen with Kubuntu wrtitten on it, as if the
>> video drivers hadn't been installed at all.
>>
>> Once it gets to the login screen, though, the video driver works fine
>> and there's no problem. Again, when I give the shutdow command, the blue
>> screen goes as if there were no video drivers installed.
>>
>> Anyone with a similar problem?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Helder Terra
>>
>>
>
>
> Yeah it looks really ugly, doesn't it?  Its got something do with some 
> customization that Ubuntu does.  There is a fix though.
> Install v86d and hwinfo then follow the instructions from [1] or [2].  You 
> use the hwinfo command to find out the possible resolutions of your 
> screen.
> Basically you have to edit a grub file then tell your Kubuntu to use it. 
> I've used it on multiple machines and it works.
>
> [1] 
> http://www.snippety.org/articles/2010/10/11/fix-plymouth-boot-splash-on-ubuntu-10-10-maverick-meerkat/
> [2] 
> http://nerdlogger.com/2010/11/01/fixing-plymouth-boot-splash-in-ubuntu-10-10-aka-maverick-meerkat/
>
>
> Alan
>
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