kernel-3.15 series fail to load gnome desktop

Mike Chambers mike at
Wed Apr 16 22:45:23 UTC 2014

On Wed, 2014-04-16 at 12:56 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:

> Well, just to interject another data point, I appear to be having
> similar issues that are intermittent and/or hardware related. Booting
> Rawhide sometimes seems to result in a black screen after X should start
> up (but the system is running and ssh-accessible), but sometimes seems
> to work fine. Can't swear to it, but it seems to work more than it fails
> on my desktop (x86-64, NVIDIA graphics) and fail more than it works on
> my tablet (the fedlet, i386, Intel graphics). Haven't really been able
> to spot a particular cause yet.
> The dracut that was suggested to be problematic in the "Kernels
> 3.13.9-200.fc20.x86_64 and 3.1389-200.fc20.x86_64 hang at startup on
> DELL Precision T3610" thread is present in Rawhide too, of course, which
> may be somehow relevant.

I hit and miss on the kernels and X to startup.  But when it does start
and desktop is working, I have no sound at all, on neither of the 3-15
kernels.  But the last 3.14 before 15 started works fine.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"Best little town on Earth!"

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