RC4 boot locks up trying to start Dbus

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Aug 17 16:04:57 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-17 at 10:21 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 16:00 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> > ried installing the RC4 DVD two ways - custom disk layout
> > and replace linux system.  Used basic video driver.
> >   Repaired boot loader with Ubuntu grub builder.
> > 
> > In both cases, a number of avc errors were reported during bootup.
> > Then a number of services failed to start.
> > Finally RC4 hangs after reporting it was starting Dbus.
> > No response to Ctrl-Alt-Del.
> Experienced the same thing and never could get into a login screen.
> Haven't tried RC5 yet (was put out while at work and didn't know it at
> time) but depending on what was changed, might not matter.

Again, this is known and fixed in RC5. It's x86_64 only, and disabling
selinux works around it.
Adam Williamson
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