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Bug#768329: grub-common: Please enable splash for jessie

Control: reassign -1 grub-common

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 04:11:11PM +0100, Christian Hofstaedtler wrote:
> * Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> [141106 16:06]:
> > On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 03:53:58PM +0100, Christian Hofstaedtler wrote:
> > > Please add the "splash" option to the Linux default command line, as
> > > just installing plymouth otherwise has no effect, and plymouth is the
> > > recommended solution for fixing bootup multiplexing issues (f.e.
> > > password prompting for encrypted disks).
> > 
> > This is supposed to be handled by grub-installer, which is part of d-i.
> I do want to note that the grub packaging appears to have default
> command line handling for different distributions, and adding splash
> there would have the benefit(?) of everybody getting it, regardless
> how the system was installed (d-i, (grml-)debootstrap, etc.)

Hm, right, I guess that is grub2's responsibility.  Sorry for my

In principle this makes sense; I'm just a bit nervous about this at this
point, and changing this will cause a ucf prompt for large numbers of
people, so I want to get it right first time.  CCing debian-devel; does
anyone know of reasons why adding "splash" to the default command line
would be a bad thing?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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