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Whenever I boot Ubuntu, instead of getting the purple splash screen, I get a couple of errors, one of which is:

[drm:intel_pch_fifo_underrun_irq_handler [i915]]

Things I've done:

  • Set kernel parameters to quiet splash (using grub-customizer)
  • disabled "show menu" and "look for other operating systems" (os-prober?)
  • ran: sudo apt install plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo
  • Tried boot-repair on a live CD

I'm 90% sure the issue isn't with grub, but with plymouth, is there any way of just hiding those messages?

The laptop is a Dell inspiron 17R 5720 with both integrated graphics (Core i5 3210M) and dedicated (GeForce GT 630m)

uname -a outputs Linux MattTop 4.4.0-34-generic #53-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jul 27 16:06:39 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

  • What is the problem ? Plymouth (boot splash) not working ? What video card do you have ? Does this help ? askubuntu.com/questions/136593/… – Panther Aug 23 '16 at 19:11
  • Plymouth works, for about a split second, after it shows the errors. I've done some research, and seen that the errors aren't that much of an issue. All I want to do is hide them and just show the boot splash. – Matthew Jeppesen Aug 24 '16 at 19:08
  • This may be a kernel bug - please edit your question and include the output of uname -a – Elder Geek Aug 24 '16 at 21:18

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