[arch-general] No splash - just whitescreen on gnome startup (all kernels)

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 17:58:59 EDT 2010

>        Now that I can boot using 2.6.35-2, I am turning attention to another
> issue - whitescreen instead of splash on gnome start. After typing in my
> user:pw and hitting return, I see a total white screen with the busy cursor
> until the entire desktop is loaded - a long 20-30 seconds. Normally I would
> expect to see the gnome splash over the default background. Anybody else?
>        What to check? What to try?

In cases like this, you *always* need to check with a completely new
and fresh user - so to eliminate any wrong or broken user-space


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