Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 526856
firstboot crashing at startup
Last modified: 2009-10-05 22:50:51 EDT
Description of problem:
firstboot seems to be crashing at startup consistently
with current rawhide
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
plymouth-0.8.0-0.2009.29.09.1.fc12 (version date!)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install and boot rawhide
console shows (cleanup output):
firstboot ERROR: X server failed to start
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/firstboot", line 167, in <module> config.frontend.start()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/firstboot/xfrontend.py", line 87, in start
raise RuntimeError, "X server failed to start"
RuntimeError: X server failed to start
plymouthd: ply-keyboard.c:447: ply_keyboard_add_input_handler: Assertion `keyboard != ((void *)0)' failed.
error: unexpectedly disconnected from boot status daemon
firstboot starts ok as root on desktop.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 526842 ***
This wasn't ATI but the plymouth bit:
anyway it is fixed now in recent rawhide since yesterday
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 527299 ***