Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 624890
Fedora 13 Net Install cannot init 5
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:24:34 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed F13 via the netinst image. Afterwards I installed LDXE and Gnome and could not get the machine to come up with a GUI. It choked on prefdm respawning too fast. I manually edited prefdm to force a Display manager but it still would not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Install base OS. Yum up Gnome. Try to init 5 and get a GUI.
Steps to Reproduce:
Prefdm fails and remain in text mode.
Machine works under F10.
Did you install the 'base-x' and 'fonts' groups?
Not sure, I've re-installed over that. Would they have been picked up as a part of the Gnome requirements?
No, they're separate.
Ah, then no they were not installed. Is there a logic for that?
If there's a good reason not to require X for a GUI then this wouldn't be a bug.
The GUI can be run remotely.
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