progress bar flickers during boot

Bug #458739 reported by Glen Ditchfield on 2009-10-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
usplash (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: usplash

The progress bar flickers during boot from a live Karmic Koala release candidate image. Most of the time the bar is not visible, but it flashes into view occasionally.

I did not notice this problem with the last Karmic alpha release. I did not test the Karmic beta.

The Kubuntu logo also dims and brightens slowly during the boot. I assume this is intentional, but it worried me at first -- I thought my laptop was going into a power-saving mode.

I booted from a USB stick created with usb-creator on a Hardy Heron computer from an
karmic-desktop-i386.iso with md5sum eb1cd70846f853aa0c4072b0ce1eb392.

I have no /boot/grub/menu.lst.

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 9.10
Release: 9.10

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ apt-cache policy usplash
usplash:
  Installed: 0.5.47
  Candidate: 0.5.47
  Version table:
 *** 0.5.47 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Oct 23 03:05:11 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
LiveMediaBuild: Kubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release Candidate i386 (20091020.2)
Lsusb:
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0930:6545 Toshiba Corp. Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 Stick (4GB) / PNY Attache 4GB Stick
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
MachineType: Dell Computer Corporation Latitude D600
Package: usplash 0.5.47
PccardctlIdent:
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
 Socket 1:
   product info: "O2Micro", "SmartCardBus Reader", "V1.0", ""
   manfid: 0xffff, 0x0001
PccardctlStatus:
 Socket 0:
   no card
 Socket 1:
   5.0V 16-bit PC Card
   Subdevice 0 (function 0) [unbound]
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/khostname.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash --
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: usplash
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686
UsplashConf:
 # Usplash configuration file
 # These parameters will only apply after running update-initramfs.
dmi.bios.date: 06/29/2005
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
dmi.bios.version: A16
dmi.board.name: 0G5152
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellComputerCorporation:bvrA16:bd06/29/2005:svnDellComputerCorporation:pnLatitudeD600:pvr:rvnDellComputerCorporation:rn0G5152:rvr:cvnDellComputerCorporation:ct8:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Latitude D600
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Computer Corporation

Glen Ditchfield (gjditchfield) wrote :
Glen Ditchfield (gjditchfield) wrote :
Glen Ditchfield (gjditchfield) wrote :
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2009-10-29
Changed in usplash (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: iso-testing
Phillip Susi (psusi) wrote :

The usplash package has been superseded by plymouth and has been removed from the Ubuntu archive. Closing all related bugs.

Changed in usplash (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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