Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 694965
SELinux problem prevents normal starting after preupgrade from Fedora 14 to Fedora 15
Last modified: 2012-08-16 11:17:53 EDT
Description of problem:
On Fedora 14 I updated preupgrade from the testing repository in order to be able to preupgrade to Fedora 15. After doing the preupgrade and reboot the system does not boot anymore.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do a preupgrade from Fedora 14 to Fedora 15
2. After downloading and installing the packages reboot
The fedora white logo shows up and if filling slowly to white, and after a long time shows up correctly, but no login screen is presented.
A normal login window.
These messages are visible on the console when I hit 'Esc' while booting:
SELinux: Could not open policy file <= /etc/selinux/targeted/policy/policy.24: No such file or directory
Failed to load SELinux policy.
(This is showing 9 times)
And after a while:
plymouthd: ply-array.c:82: ply_array_get_size: Assertion `array->element_type == PLY_ARRAY_ELEMENT_TYPE+POINTER || array->element_type == PLY_ARRAY_ELEMENT_TYPE_UINT32' failed.
After a while, I cannot switch back to the logo screen with 'Esc' anymore.
I cannot open a console with Ctrl+Alt+Fn.
I added selinux=0 to the boot parameters, and now my systems shows the login screen again.
I have the very same error. But adding selinux=0 did not change anything.
Still can't boot after upgrade from FC14 to FC15. And when I finally force a text login using Ctrl-Alt-F2 I can only use GNOME now - KDE seems all gone.
And boot takes 17 minutes before last line is showed and process hangs (FC14 used to boot in approx. 3 minutes). I wish I could go back to FC14 easily.
Any other suggestions on how to get login screen again?
I have the following plymouth packages installed
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