kernel-3.15 series fail to load gnome desktop

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX caf at
Wed Apr 16 15:21:24 UTC 2014

I tend to avoid the current Gnome, but was able to get a Gnome desktop
with Tuesday's Rawhide 3.15  rc1 with a bit of prodding.  I don't think
Gnome works on wayland yet.

On 04/16/2014 08:11 AM, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> With all of the kernels in the rawhide 3.15 series so far the gnome
> desktop fails to load.  Kernels in the 3.14 series are fine.
> All I can see is that the X server seems to start (ps -A | grep Xorg
> returns a PID), but the Xorg.0.log is empty.  No obvious failures in
> journalctl -xb.  I see gdm is started, but at this point lots of disk
> activity but then nothing.  c-a-f2 gets me to tty and I can login.  Top
> looks normal for a non-gnome session.  Killing X sometimes brings up
> the GDM login, but after entering password, just a blank screen and the
> Xorg log file is still empty.
> Have tried every 3.15 kernel so far without luck.
> I don't see any obvious bz, and would be happy to enter one, but don't
> know what information should be included.
> Any help appreciated.

      Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX   caf at
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