Bug 188511 - Boot fails to proceed to graphical login screen
Summary: Boot fails to proceed to graphical login screen
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 4
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-04-10 19:45 UTC by D Huen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-25 00:10:46 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg.0.log when booting with kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 (fails) (45.24 KB, text/plain)
2006-04-10 19:45 UTC, D Huen
no flags Details
Log from a successful boot (kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4) (37.73 KB, text/plain)
2006-04-10 19:47 UTC, D Huen
no flags Details

Description D Huen 2006-04-10 19:45:16 UTC
Description of problem:
After upgrading kernel to kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4, bootup fails at point when
it would normally switch over to graphical boot.  This problem does not occur
when booting with kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4 or earlier.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 at startup.
2. Screen goes blank and video feed is lost.
Actual results:
Blank screen.

Expected results:
Bootup to graphical login screen.

Additional info:
The machine is accessible via ssh even when screen is blank.  Also, if booting
in text mode (initdefault=3), the boot process will proceed to a working VT
login prompt.  When logged in, startx will start the KDE environment normally.

Apparently different from bug #169637 in that workarounds listed there do not
work here (e.g. commenting out load "dri"). 

Differs also from bug #187627 in that the kernel appears to have booted
successfully (ssh working, etc).

Comment 1 D Huen 2006-04-10 19:45:16 UTC
Created attachment 127569 [details]
Xorg.0.log when booting with kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 (fails)

Comment 2 D Huen 2006-04-10 19:47:07 UTC
Created attachment 127570 [details]
Log from a  successful boot (kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4)

Comment 3 D Huen 2006-04-10 20:10:50 UTC
Sorry, forgot hardware configuration:-
AMD Athlon 64 2800+
Gigabyte K8VT800 Pro
Radeon 9800 Pro

Comment 4 D Huen 2006-04-22 12:58:32 UTC
Seems to be fixed in kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.

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