F16/RC2 x86_64 desktop does not boot completely

Kamil Paral kparal at redhat.com
Wed Aug 10 07:51:56 UTC 2011

> Hi,
> Anybody sees this too:
> After downloading the F16/TC2 x86_64 desktop ISO and burning it, I
> booted from the CD media: No GDM after boot, the last messsage on the
> console is "Started D-Bus System Message Bus". The ribbon on the
> buttom
> of the screen is completely white (this took much time!!) . No
> progress,
> no reboot with CtrlAltDel. I have to press the reset button.
> 1. Seeing the same if using the standard boot (not minimal VGA).
> 2. Same result if booting F16/RC2 inside of VirtualBox
> 3. The media check is OK
> Kind regards
> Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>

this is a know issue. You must add kernel option selinux=0 in order to boot.


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