Tried nightly f15 desktop build from today
awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Feb 15 05:53:23 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-02-14 at 11:02 -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 02/14/2011 03:38 AM, mike cloaked wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Johan Scheepers<johansche at telkomsa.net> wrote:
> >> Good day,
> >> I am trying same download.. 20110212
> >> It refuses to get past auto login..flashing in endless loop.
> >> Please. Is there some key strokes that I can do to get past this
> >> flashing or whatever?
> > What I did was to use ctrl-alt-F2 to get a text console and then su -
> > to become root - then did telinit 3 which seemed not to work (maybe
> > systemd related or my ignorance!)
> > Then did ctrl-alt-F4 and entered startx - this immediately gave me a
> > graphical login - and into gnome shell as the liveuser.
> > I am sure this will be fixed within a day or two - and if you can't
> > get it to work a new live iso will be built within a day or two.
> Try this: while in tty-2, remove or rename /etc/gdm/custom.conf and reboot.
You don't need to reboot (and indeed doing so is no use on a live
image). Just remove it and then do 'systemctl stop prefdm.service' then
'systemctl start prefdm.service' and switch to wherever gdm now shows up
(probably VT7). That should be enough.
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