No Boot Screen - Ever!

Chris G cl at
Thu Mar 26 21:21:47 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 05:16:12PM -0400, David McNally wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at> wrote:
>     2009/3/26 David McNally <david3333333 at>:
>     > Hi everyone!
>     >
>     > I only noticed this a few days ago, but my Ubuntu computer has never
>     shown
>     > me the boot screen (where it says "Ubuntu" at the top with the Ubuntu
>     logo
>     > next to it, and with the bar that fills up with orange as it loads more).
>     What do you see?  Is it blank or do you get text running by?
>     Do you have usplash installed ?
> First it says that GRUB is loading, then the screen turns completely black for
> about 45 seconds, and then the login screen appears. I don't see any text as it
> is loading.
> I checked in Synaptic, and usplash is installed, so it's still not working.
I'd guess that the splash screen is trying to use a resolution that
your screen doesn't support.  What is in /etc/usplash.conf?

Anyway you're not missing much!  :-)

Chris Green

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