On Wednesday 24 June 2009 06:14:32 Eli Wapniarski wrote:
First... Probably a dumb question. When you upgraded your computer you were
in runlevel 3 and no X Windows session (ie KDE, Gnome, etc) was running
Not a dumb question. I was working normally in rl 5 when the update daemon
asked me if I wanted to upgrade to F11. I accepted, and the automatic upgrade
began, with a statement that you can go on working while the update is in
progress. It did not give any option to come back later, which would have
allowed me to do necessary backups, etc. IMO that needs fixing -
Next things we can try
1) Assuming you're in runlevel 3 run startx. Do you see any errors in the
I get a blue screen, then a dialog tells me that kstartupconig4 does not exist
or fails. On the console I get
On Tuesday 23 June 2009 08:33:33 Eli Wapniarski wrote:
On Tuesday 23 June 2009 10:12:45 Anne Wilson wrote:
> I allowed the automatic update on the netbook last night. All seemed to
> go well up to and including the message that it was finishing off the
> install. When next I looked I had a black screen with a white square
> cursor. I left this overnight, in case something was still running in
> the background, but it wasn't.
> A reboot brought the same display. I was able to get a level3 login,
> both as user and root. Can someone advise me where to look now? Thanks
What happens in lvl3 when you run startx?
After I close the box previously reported I see lines that include
Is GTK+ supported: no
Is Qt supported: no #which probably explains something :-)
kstartupconfig4: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.7: cannot
open shared object file: No such file or directory
FreeType: couldn't open face /usr/share/fonts/cjkuni/ukai.ttc: 1
Warning Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
Warning: Unable to load any usable fontset
Waiting for X server to shut down Dropping master
Before I go on to the rest of your suggestions -
Last night I got as far as being able to run an update. A large number of
packages were downloaded (all F11, now in cache) but then it failed,
mentioning a couple of F10 packages.
rpm -qa | grep fc10 lists a huge number of packages, but update tells me that
no packages are marked for update.
I'm wondering if part of the problem is that I disabled all repos except
fedora and fedora-updates. Those f10 packages are from fedora-kde. Is the
high version number there interfering?
Should I re-enable kde.repo? It doesn't seem to use releasever - is that
right, or do I need a new release file?
2) Backup and /etc/sysconfig/Desktop if its there and delete the
Any difference in behaviour
3) While in runlevel backup /etc/X11/xorg.conf and then delete the original
try running startx or init 5 and note what if any changes have occured.
I'll come back to these when we've sorted out the earlier part.
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