Bug 156427 - System hangs/freezes when doing "init 3" from console
System hangs/freezes when doing "init 3" from console
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 73733
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-29 19:21 EDT by Vusilizwe Mhlanga
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:19 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-02 15:28:41 EDT
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Description Vusilizwe Mhlanga 2005-04-29 19:21:08 EDT
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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
2.Do Ctrl-Alt-F6
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.

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Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-05-02 15:28:41 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73733 ***

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