Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 459437
Hang at end of boot after update.
Last modified: 2009-07-14 10:20:43 EDT
Description of problem:
I've just updated from kernel 220.127.116.11-97.fc9.i686 to 18.104.22.168-108.fc9.i686 and now when I boot, when X should load the system hangs: I get a blank screen and the keyboard is unresponsive.
(Note that I have rhgb turned off so I'm expecting X to load at the end of the boot sequence and prompt for login credentials).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Works OK with kernel 22.214.171.124-97.fc9.i686
Fails with 126.96.36.199-108.fc9.i686
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot system normally.
System hang: blank screen, keyboard unresponsive.
List of system users allowing me to select my name and type my password.
System is an Intel D845GERG2 board, I'm using the on-board video controller.
Is this fixed in 188.8.131.52-79.fc9? (Erase the kernel that won't work before doing an update.)
Thanks for the prompt Chuck.
I've just tested it and yes, this is fixed by 184.108.40.206-79.fc9.
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