kernel-3.15 series fail to load gnome desktop

Mike Ruckman roshi at
Wed Apr 16 21:07:40 UTC 2014

On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:11:46 -0400
"Clyde E. Kunkel" <clydekunkel7734 at> 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.

FWIW, I've been running the 3.15 series on nouveau and had no issues
with boot so far (and having said that, I'll start having issues no

// Mike
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