Installing plymouth-theme-spinner results in unwanted purple screen

Bug #1837360 reported by Daniel van Vugt on 2019-07-22
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
plymouth (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Installing plymouth-theme-spinner results in an unwanted purple screen during start-up:

1. Black screen with BIOS logo, no spinner.
2. Purple screen with no logos or spinners. <========
3. Black screen with BIOS logo and spinner.
4. Login screen.


sudo update-grub

and the problem goes away.

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :
tags: added: eoan
Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2019-07-22
Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
description: updated
Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package plymouth - 0.9.4git20190712-0ubuntu4

plymouth (0.9.4git20190712-0ubuntu4) eoan; urgency=medium

  * debian/plymouth-theme-spinner.postinst/rm:
    - call update-grub when installing/removing the theme so grub isn't
      stucked on colors from the old theme (lp: #1837360)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:23:40 +0200

Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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