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Desktop manager won't start after kernel update to 4.10

asked 2017-04-03 03:03:40 -0500

radcliffkey gravatar image

Hi,

I've got a problem after kernel update to 4.10. The boot process goes well until the graphical login screen should be shown. Then it probably hangs. If I press Alt-F2 I'm able to log in to text mode console. I couldn't find any errors in the log.

If I boot with 4.9. kernel, everything works fine.

I'm using Fedora 25 with Cinnamon. I've got GeForce GT 650M graphics card with nouveau drivers.

Thanks, any help appreciated.

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Did you try to boot without graphics and start DE via systemctl isolate graphical.target?

madchem gravatar imagemadchem ( 2017-04-03 05:16:27 -0500 )edit

You can try to select xorg in gdm before you enter your password.

eexpss gravatar imageeexpss ( 2017-04-04 01:57:28 -0500 )edit

Thanks for your comments. @madchem, I tried that now and I only got a black screen with blinking cursor.

radcliffkey gravatar imageradcliffkey ( 2017-04-04 03:02:18 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-04-03 11:23:13 -0500

SteveEbey73701 gravatar image

i do not know if nouveau is patched for the 4.10 kernel, so you may need to check this link, and use the proprietary drivers.

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