[Test-Announce] Fedora 15 Alpha TC2 Available Now!

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Feb 17 21:24:07 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 21:12 +0000, mike cloaked wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 8:59 PM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 8:51 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Simplest test would be to boot to runlevel 3, log in as 'liveuser' (no
> >> password), and run startx. If that fails, it looks like that crasher in
> >> mutter is your problem and you should report that (it may turn out to be
> >> a graphics card issue rather than a mutter issue).
> >
> > Yes I have tried that and the mutter crasher is indeed the issue!
> > However I can't get at the log files (I mean I can't save them as it
> > is a live system) I can see loads of error messages on a VT and could
> > take a photo - but it would be nice if I could save messages and/or
> > the xorg log file and attach that to a bz.
> I have managed to plug it into a wire and get the messages file out
> via rsync to another machine on my LAN - I will bz it.

Great. What I usually do is just plug in another USB key and write error
logs out to that. You can mount a USB key just fine when booted live.
Adam Williamson
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