Interesting debugging experiences Fedora 21 on real hardware
Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX
caf at omen.com
Thu Jul 24 05:56:19 UTC 2014
Recent yum updates to my omen.com server have resulted in an unstable
At first the problem appeared to be related to the Tigervnc server. VNC
fail quickly. I ended up force installing Tigervnc from the Heisenbug tree.
With VNC apparently settled down, I saw hard disk errors on various drives.
The solution for that was to fall back to 3.16.0-0.rc4.git2.1.fc21.x86_64.
Omen.com now seems stable.
Meanwhile Fedora 21 and rawhide installs on my test machines ceased to
a graphical desktop. I tried both Gnome and Xfce. I could get a text
no desktop. The current F21 anaconda didn't get to a desktop screen either.
I then replaced the Nvidia FTX 460 on my spare test machine and F21 anaconda
Since my "ultimate goal" is to get a (relatively) clean F21 on my
server, I started
experimenting using the Heisenbug netinst.iso with a specified repository of
It would be most useful to be able to specify a copy of the repository
on a local HD:
/dev/sdd1/fc21/os - but in the meantime I will have to install over
the net at a more
Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX caf at omen.com www.omen.com
Developer of Industrial ZMODEM(Tm) for Embedded Applications
Omen Technology Inc "The High Reliability Software"
10255 NW Old Cornelius Pass Portland OR 97231 503-614-0430
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