no GDM after preupgrade from F14 -- help!
Thomas C Gilliard
satellit at bendbroadband.com
Sun May 15 09:42:32 UTC 2011
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> Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 22:29:03 -0500
> From: Steven Stern <subscribed-lists at sterndata.com>
> Subject: Re: no GDM after preupgrade from F14 -- help!
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> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Steven Stern
> <subscribed-lists at sterndata.com> wrote:
>> > I ran pre-upgrade this afternoon on my F14 system. ?Now, when booting
>> > it goes through the boot process. I can see it start the last thing in
>> > the init list, (Started Display Manager) the screen flashes a few
>> > times, then nothing. If I ALT-F2, I can login and see that gdm is
>> > running, but it's not visible. ?Xorg logs show that the radeon driver
>> > is correctly selected. ?The main screen is just the list of
>> > "Started...."
>> > Looking for suggestions before I restore from backup or try a clean install.
> Following up on my post:
> I booted into run level 3 and did a yum update. It found 12 packages
> to install, 184 to update, and 12 to remove.
> One or more of those updates did the trick.
I ran into this yesterday on a netinstall of f15 RC3:
It is due to an non-working old version of dconf
the bad version was 0.7.4-1 and the new one is 0.7.5-1
fix it by just updating to dconf-0.7.5-1
yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update dconf
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