Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 453966
Last modified: 2008-07-03 12:00:14 EDT
Description of problem:
Will not boot. Ist reboot hangs after decompiling kernel, second reboot hangs
gave login prompt but screen was flashing wildly - no gui.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.First boot hang was power on initiated
2.Second boot hang was ctrl-alt-del initiated
No gui - hang
Third reboot in Interactive mode - logged in and ran startX - system reported
fatal server error: failed to load Nvidia
problems with the nvidia module need to go to nvidia, we can't support
closed-source modules. It probably just needs rebuilding though. (You need to
rebuild it every time you update the kernel).
Solution was to reinstall Nvidia drivers in new kernel and reboot.
$ sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.09-pkg1.run