Latest updates break graphic start of Fedora

Antonio M antonio.montagnani at
Mon Jul 7 13:23:31 UTC 2008

2008/7/7 Mike Burger <mburger at>:
>> On Saturday 05 July 2008 16:06:32 Antonio M wrote:
>> So are you saying that you tried the existing alternative kernel, offered
>> in
>> grub, but that no longer worked?  That would be very peculiar indeed.
>> OK - I've read your bug report.  I don't believe that there is any way
>> that
>> installing a new kernel would break the existing ones.  You almost
>> certainly
>> have something else going on.  You may well have to wait to see whether
>> anyone else identifies the problem.  FWIW, is one of
>> the
>> kernels you mention, and it certainly works on my Fedora box.
> Anne:
> Please see some of my contribution to this thread.
> I'm having a similar issue to Antonio's...I've got a fully updated F9
> install, and I noted that as of a couple of kernel releases ago, my
> workstation, which boots to runlevel 5, does not actually appear to start
> up the X desktop either.  Instead, it switches to TTY7 with a blank screen
> and blinking cursor.
> What I need to do, to get around this, is ALT-F1, log in, init 3 and then
> init 5 in order to get the system to actually bring up the X login screen.
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have you read my final report saying that I have eventually solved the
problem??? It was a graphic driver from test-updates that was causing
the problem: now I have gone back to a fully F9 system and evrrything
is o.k. For my info, which graphic card do you use???

Antonio Montagnani
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