Latest updates break graphic start of Fedora
antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 13:50:41 UTC 2008
2008/7/7 Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>:
>> 2008/7/7 Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>:
>>> 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
>>> up the X desktop either. Instead, it switches to TTY7 with a blank
>>> and blinking cursor.
>>> What I need to do, to get around this, is ALT-F1, log in, init 3 and
>>> init 5 in order to get the system to actually bring up the X login
>> 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???
> I did see that, yes.
> I'm not using any "test" drivers, that I'm aware of. My video card is an
> Nvidia GeForce2 MX/MX 400.
> For what it's worth, I'm (finally) looking at my my Xorg.0.log and
> Xorg.0.log.old ends with:
> (II) Loader running on linux
> (++) using VT number 7
> Fatal server error:
> xf86OpenConsole: VT_WAITACTIVE failed: Interrupted system call
> While Xorg.0.log, which is created one minute later (after running init 3
> ; init 5) runs successful.
> Might be some sort of timing issue...but I can't imagine what might be
> causing such a time-out.
> Mike Burger
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what is the graphic driver??? I am using a Nvidia card at home with nv
driver from Fedora and I have no problem at all: are you using the
driver from Nvidia??? ot nouveau???
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