Gnome login hangs F20 after fedup upgrade

Mateusz Marzantowicz mmarzantowicz at
Sat Dec 21 20:54:47 UTC 2013

On 21.12.2013 20:40, David Highley wrote:
> We upgraded a test system to Fedora 20 using the fedup process. There
> were 60 packages that were left from Fedora 19 after the upgrade that
> were subsequently fixed by doing a yum distro-sync. Since the upgrade we
> are not able to login into a Gnome session. We select the user in the
> greater and it prompts for the pass word. After that it goes to the
> grayed background and hangs leaving the user session in a hung state
> where you have cursor control but the session setup does not get to the
> point where you can select anything.
> We have checked the logs and see nothing in the logs that indicate an
> issue. The other change noticed is the monitor never goes to sleep when
> the greater screen is active.

Does systemctl restart gdm.service from text shell help you restore
system responsiveness? It might be some problem with gnome-shell or
Xorg, I'm facing similar behavior from time to time on fresh installation.

Mateusz Marzantowicz

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