[plug] Need permanent Kubuntu boot to command line. Correction...

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Mon Jun 13 13:43:26 WST 2011

Hi Jim,

> Those changes result in a black screen with a blinking cursor in the 
> upper left corner.
> Ctrl-Alt-Del powers down as per configuration,  and Alt-Fn will switch 
> to a functional VT.  Otherwise the keyboard appears to be ignored.

Ah, sounds like plymouth (the boot splash system) is leaving you on the
VT that kdm would otherwise be using. Try removing 'splash' from the
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT variable at the top of /etc/default/grub.

Hope this helps,


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