Latest updates break graphic start of Fedora
antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 14:18:10 UTC 2008
2008/7/7 Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>:
> 2008/7/7 Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>:
>>> On Saturday 05 July 2008 16:06:32 Antonio M wrote:
>>> So are you saying that you tried the existing alternative kernel, offered
>>> 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
>>> installing a new kernel would break the existing ones. You almost
>>> have something else going on. You may well have to wait to see whether
>>> anyone else identifies the problem. FWIW, 18.104.22.168-76.fc9.i686 is one of
>>> kernels you mention, and it certainly works on my Fedora box.
>> 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.
>> Mike Burger
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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
> Skype : antoniomontag
and same driver has been pushed to the rawhide repo!!!! I will file a
bug against it!!!!
Skype : antoniomontag
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