Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 156427
System hangs/freezes when doing "init 3" from console
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:19:15 EST
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Description of problem:
When attempting to install the nvidia graphics drivers, the system completely freezes when root runs init 3 from the gnome-terminal or in console mode after doing CTRL-ALT-Fn when running GNOME or just after GDM has loaded.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot system until gdm starts
3.Login as root
4.run "init 3"
Actual Results: The system completely freezes when attempting to go into runlevel 3 and is non responsive to any keys pressed on the keyboard. I have to reboot the system using the reset button.
Expected Results: The system should have gone into runlevel 3.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73733 ***