Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 498030
X crashes shortly after boot up
Last modified: 2018-04-11 05:22:50 EDT
Description of problem: In Fedora 11 Leonidas Preview (GNOME CDLive), when Plymouth ends, screen turns black (with many white stripes at bottom - probably from plymouth progress-bar), cursor appears but the GDM never run.
It's imposible to run/install from CDLive.
Can you boot the live cd into runlevel 3 and start X manually ?
What kind of video card to you have installed?
#2 ATI Radeon Xpress 200m - in Fedora 11 Beta, CDLive boots.
#1 I don't know the way to do this from LiveCD. Can you say me it?
Israel: Hit [Tab] to interrupt the boot process. Then follow the instructions at the bottom of the screen to edit the "Boot" line. Add ' 3' to the end of the boot line to boot into run level 3. Follow the text instructions again to continue booting (usually you'll hit [Enter] to accept changes first).
After booting, sign in as your regular user. At the shell prompt type 'startx' to start X manually.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'
Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[Note please, that this is machine generated comment for large amount of bugs; due to some technical issues, it is possible we've missed some of the responses -- it is happens, please, just a make a comment about that; that we will see. Thank you]
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