cannot boot beyond runlevel 1

Michal Jaegermann michal at harddata.com
Mon Jan 3 17:50:39 UTC 2011


On Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 10:08:47PM -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2011/01/02 23:54 (GMT-0300) Horst H. von Brand composed:
> 
> > Michal Jaegermann<michal at harddata.com>  wrote:
> 
> >>  So something else is blocking you although this looks somewhat
> >>  puzzling.  Maybe systemd is indeed a culprit?  Maybe something else?
> >>  Missing getty processes?
> 
> > Here (on an x86_64, Fedora rawhide) I have:
> 
> > # systemctl status getty.service
> > getty.service
> > 	  Loaded: error
> > 	  Active: inactive (dead)
> 
> > Even so, a bunch of getty's show up here. On another (newer) machine there
> > are no gettys at all, and fixing things by ctrl-alt-F2 doesn't lead
> > anywhere.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=665890 :-(

With a dead getty service you still should be able to reach that
machine over a network as long as sshd is running.  Then you may
try to check what is going on.

    Michal


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