F-16 broken for runlevel 5

Joe Zeff joe at zeff.us
Wed Nov 16 07:06:44 UTC 2011

On 11/15/2011 07:50 PM, Jim Cromie wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:46 PM, Joe Zeff<joe at zeff.us>  wrote:
>> On 11/15/2011 06:30 PM, Jim Cromie wrote:
>>> "somethings gone wrong, ..... contact administator"
>> There's only one way to deal with programmers who think that's an
>> appropriate error message: give their GPS coordinates to OADS
>> (http://www.impsec.org/~jhardin/OADS/anvil_chorus.html).
> I dont think Id like complainers ringing my doorbell.

I take it you didn't follow the link.  After you've had a few anvils 
dropped on you from orbit, having your doorbell rung is the last thing 
you'd be worrying about.

>> Grovelling through your logs, however, reveals a large number of
>> warnings about programs that shouldn't be run as root.  Were you trying
>> to log into the GUI as root?  It's not exactly the best of ideas, and
>> Fedora usually disables root logins by default.  If so, have you tried
>> logging in as a non-root user?
>> --
> No, gui login as regular user. reboot was needed to get to text prompt.
> at that point, logs in /var/log/messages were cluttered
> with the following runlevel 3 boot.

OK, just checking because it might have been a factor.

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