[aur-general] Failure to boot after update yesterday evening (CET)
jokot3 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 05:37:28 EDT 2013
For those interested, the solution from Volunder  worked for me:
Append i915.i915_enable_rc6=0 as a kernel boot parameter
On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Tianyi Wang <wty52133 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 9:56 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org
> > On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Tianyi Wang <wty52133 at gmail.com>
> > > I think the problem is caused by Intel graphic driver does not play
> > > 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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