New Kernel Image
kam.leo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 19:39:41 UTC 2006
On 2/4/06, Ernest <kong_an563 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> New Kernel image 2.6.15-1.1830_FC4
> is causing problems with gdm.
> After boot:
> the kernel is running, but gdm has crashed at the point where a user login
> screen should appear.
> All that appears is a blue background speckled with white dots. It might be
> that gdm has not crashed, but the boot process has left something in an
> incompatible state.
> It is possible to login to this machine, from another desktop, using ssh.
> Once logged onto the fedora system and issuing the command "gdm-restart",
> the gdm user login screen appears on the fedora system console.
> What has changed between 2.6.15-1.1830_FC4
> and 2.6.14-1.1656.FC4?
> Where do I start?
> What information is needed?
> System is an older Gateway PIII, 384MB RAM, ATI Radeon graphics card in the
> AGP slot.
> X.org detects and configures this video card properly. The earlier kernel
> worked fine, until the system was booted with kernel 2.6.15-1. Now kernel
> 2.6.14-1 exhibits the same problem.
Your problem was answered in this thread "Issues with kernel 2.6.15
and other updates this morning". Go to
for more information, then get this file
.and update modules-init-tools.
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