Fedora 21: Hang while trying to log in after update

asked 2015-01-27 22:37:53 -0600

Alex Qyoun-ae gravatar image

After installing Fedora 21 in a virtual machine it was running just fine until I've updated system with sudo yum update. Since then I'm having troubles with logging in. After I enter password to log in, screen goes black and OS seems to hang: there is no mouse cursor, I can not switch tty (i.e. press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to go to console). However, very sometimes, likely once per 10-15 times, it seems to log in just fine for a reason unknown. Obviously, rebooting VM a lot until it logged in is not any comfortable.

In case this might be helpful, I use VMware Fusion 7.1.0 as virtualization software and VM firmware is EFI.

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Can you SSH in to the VM from the host? Then you can check what is running or failing when your attempted login appears to fail.

QuLogic gravatar imageQuLogic ( 2015-01-30 15:41:13 -0600 )edit

Connection refused when trying to SSH into even when I'm at login screen.

Alex Qyoun-ae gravatar imageAlex Qyoun-ae ( 2015-02-08 07:20:36 -0600 )edit