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How to fix Fedora 19 not booting due to TTY font-related error?

asked 2013-09-01 00:00:11 -0500

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updated 2014-10-01 11:57:15 -0500

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I can't access the system, because of this message: Fedora release 19 (Schrödinger's Cat) Kernel 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 on an x86_64 (tty1) here login:

So, what can I do with it? Thanks.

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How did you install Fedora 19? Which installation CD/DVD did you use? Or did you upgrade? Can you explain what you mean by "I can't access the system"? Are you trying to login and it fails?

jamielinux gravatar imagejamielinux ( 2013-09-01 15:25:30 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-09-01 03:09:27 -0500

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updated 2013-09-01 03:09:51 -0500

There are two bug reports on bugzilla about this issue:

As a temporary fix, you can run setfont latarcyrheb-sun16 in the tty you're currently on. In the second bug report, a way to fix it permanently is given:

Create a file /etc/rc.d/rc.local, make it executable, and the put this inside:

setfont latarcyrheb-sun16
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The warning does not affect the system anyway. You can just ignore it.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-09-01 07:09:33 -0500 )edit

I'm under the impression the problem is not about the font problem but rather inability to have a X session.

baptistemm gravatar imagebaptistemm ( 2013-09-01 08:25:06 -0500 )edit

Oh, you're both right. I missed the bit where the OP said "I can't access system".

jamielinux gravatar imagejamielinux ( 2013-09-01 15:23:18 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-09-01 17:21:46 -0500

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updated 2013-09-01 17:22:17 -0500

Hi, well...I had problems with multilib and audit lib libraries, so..I delete libraries duplicated and then reboot...but it couldn't loading the system of normal way, and this message is only that it have....Thanks

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Instead of posting an answer, you can update your original question by pressing the edit button. What problems did you have with libraries and why? How did you delete the duplicate libraries? What desktop are you using (eg, GNOME)? Does logging in as root user work on your TTY?

jamielinux gravatar imagejamielinux ( 2013-09-02 11:22:50 -0500 )edit

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