VT output visible during restart/shutdown

Bug #1714700 reported by Charlie on 2017-09-02
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm3 (Ubuntu)
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When I restart or shutdown, I get a very unusual screen output like a terminal command had been ran. It's happened for the last few days and I just installed the beta 1 release yesterday for a fresh install. I'll upload a video after this comment to show you what's going on.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gnome-shell 3.25.91-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.12.0-12.13-generic 4.12.8
Uname: Linux 4.12.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sat Sep 2 08:51:49 2017
DisplayManager: gdm3
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-09-01 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Alpha amd64 (20170901)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Charlie (hangar18) wrote :
Charlie (hangar18) wrote :

here's a screen grab from the video i took this morning.

summary: - Unusual screen output during restart/shutdown
+ VT output during restart/shutdown

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
summary: - VT output during restart/shutdown
+ VT output visible during restart/shutdown
Changed in gdm3 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bionic cosmic visual-quality
Changed in gdm3 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: removed: artful cosmic
tags: added: desktop-lts-wishlist eoan
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