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

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Apr 23 16:06:15 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Tianyi Wang <wty52133 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> Hmm, the one JoKoT3 mentions,
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=161964, doesn't sound like
> my issue at all.  As I've mentioned a few times now, my system hangs
> before I get to GDM.  The last thing that appears on the terminal are
> a few messages from systemd (nothing about any errors) and then
> everything just freezes, no reaction to any key presses at all.

It turns out it was the GDM issue.  I've now installed and turned on
slim, edited my ~/.xinitrc, turned off GDM temporarily, and now
everything works fine again.  Thanks for all the help!


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