[aur-general] Failure to boot after update yesterday evening (CET)

Tianyi Wang wty52133 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 05:13:23 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 9:56 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Tianyi Wang <wty52133 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think the problem is caused by Intel graphic driver does not play well
> > with mesa which Gnome is depended on.
> >
> > Before that gets fixed, what you can do is at the bootloader, edit the
> > kernel parameters. Append systemd.unit=multi-user.target to your kernel
> > line. This will boot you to tty instead of GDM. So then log in as root,
> > disable GDM, install another login manager such as lxdm, slim etc. Then
> > enable it, reboot. The problem should be solved.
> Interesting, that could very well be it.  You don't happen to link to
> a bug report that I can take a look at and follow for updates?
> Another issue I noticed at the same time, and I don't know when this
> happened really, is that I don't seem to have a fully functional
> keyboard in my grub menu.  Arrow keys and enter works fine, but there
> is no effect when pressing 'e' or 'c'.  I haven't noticed any issues
> with the keyboard earlier when the booting succeeded.  As mentioned
> earlier, I'll have to research this in more detail.
> /M
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There are many bug reports about this issue on https://bugs.archlinux.org

Tbh, before GNOME 3.8 got moved to stable repo, someone posted this bug on
the mailing list, but it still got moved to stable without any warnings on
the website.

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