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|Summary:||Computer hangs up during the boot process|
|Component:||extlinux-bootloader||Assignee:||Dennis Gilmore <dennis>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||19||CC:||brentrbrian, dennis, jhhaynes, jones.peter.busi|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2015-02-17 14:09:58 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description dlelliott99 2013-11-09 14:31:20 EST
Description of problem:During the boot process, everything goes fine until just after the: started sendmail mail transport client. Everything then stops cold. The next commands that appear about 10-30 seconds later are: [Failed] Failed to start GNOME Display manager See: systemctl status gdm.service for details I have four desktops and one notebook that are now inoperable. Fortunately, I still have one desktop that I have not yet updated and will not. The updates were all installed Nov. 9, 2013 during the late morning. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible:Very!! Steps to Reproduce:This happened during the boot process. No steps needed. 1. 2. 3. Actual results:Boot up was hung up permanently Expected results:Boot up would continue as usual. Additional info:
Comment 1 Brent R Brian 2013-11-09 16:48:45 EST
Created attachment 821986 [details] Photo of log screen when hung This is what it looks like with "hung" during "cold boot".
Comment 2 Brent R Brian 2013-11-09 16:50:39 EST
Created attachment 821987 [details] /var/log/messages file 4 boots 1 cold (hung) followed by 1 warm (OK) later, another, the same way 1 cold (hung) followed by 1 warm (OK)
Comment 3 Brent R Brian 2013-11-09 17:05:42 EST
For some reason I feel like this is related to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=967521 Boot the machine COLD, it hangs. When it hangs, CTRL-ALT-DEL and the warm boot succeeds. message log and photo enclosed
Comment 4 Jim Haynes 2014-06-09 20:29:47 EDT
Created attachment 906679 [details] /var/log/messages of cold start, ctrl-alt-del and warm restart
Comment 5 Jim Haynes 2014-06-09 20:33:12 EDT
Well I can't seem to put in a comment and then add an attachment, but I'm having a similar problem intermittently on a Del Optiplex SX280 and some other machines. Cold start, it progresses to where the balloon with "f" is display, and no further - display manager apparently does not start. ctrl-alt-F2 does not get a terminal. Esc doesn't change anything. ctrl-alt-del reboots and it comes up in working condition. the attached /var/log/messages comes from this activity.
Comment 6 Brent R Brian 2014-07-07 09:01:40 EDT
look also at bug 1073128, deleve of /var/log/journal contents resolved problem.
Comment 7 Jim Haynes 2014-07-11 11:57:43 EDT
I can confirm that bug 1073128 covers the problem I am having.
Comment 8 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 15:32:28 EST
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Comment 9 Fedora End Of Life 2015-02-17 14:09:58 EST
Fedora 19 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2015-01-06. Fedora 19 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. If you are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the current release. If you experience problems, please add a comment to this bug. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.