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Bug 156427 - System hangs/freezes when doing "init 3" from console
Summary: System hangs/freezes when doing "init 3" from console
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 73733
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-29 23:21 UTC by Vusilizwe Mhlanga
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:19 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-05-02 19:28:41 UTC

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Description Vusilizwe Mhlanga 2005-04-29 23:21:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
When attempting to install the nvidia graphics drivers, the system completely freezes when root runs init 3 from the gnome-terminal or in console mode after doing CTRL-ALT-Fn when running GNOME or just after GDM has loaded.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot system until gdm starts
2.Do Ctrl-Alt-F6
3.Login as root "init 3"

Actual Results:  The system completely freezes when attempting to go into runlevel 3 and is non responsive to any keys pressed on the keyboard. I have to reboot the system using the reset button.

Expected Results:  The system should have gone into runlevel 3.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-05-02 19:28:41 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73733 ***

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