Serious boot problem and no splash screen on new laptop

Carsten Agger agger at
Fri Nov 9 23:10:19 UTC 2007

Nils Kassube wrote:

>> So, everything works fine except I get no splash screen and the boot
>> process doesn't start till I press CTRL+Alt+F1.
> Well, I don't know the reason for your trouble, but maybe you could 
> replace the "quiet splash" boot option with "vga=normal".

Now, that gives me a nice and rather fast text-based bootup, and that's
excellent for starters, but ... why can't I have a splash screen? Other
boot options that I lack?

One thing: The splash screen works fine for the live CD

thanks in advance for any help ...

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