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Bug 1692817 - dnf upgrade --refresh upgraded nvidia 3.418.56 driver broke rhgb... again
Summary: dnf upgrade --refresh upgraded nvidia 3.418.56 driver broke rhgb... again
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm
Version: 29
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-03-26 13:55 UTC by Michael Erwin
Modified: 2019-03-26 14:48 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description Michael Erwin 2019-03-26 13:55:55 UTC
Description of problem:

Used "sudo dnf upgrade --refresh"

Once upgraded and reboot. 

GDM starts, however fails to show display manager login, reverts to console text.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Transaction ID : 148
Begin time     : Mon 25 Mar 2019 10:53:07 PM EDT
Begin rpmdb    : 1960:463e7aab340fe761c19e5f39503b3f187f7a3ade
End time       : Mon 25 Mar 2019 10:53:16 PM EDT (9 seconds)
End rpmdb      : 1960:481b3a4ddde78680cc1b3d40e9f8d6967f524111
User           : Michael Erwin <michael>
Return-Code    : Success
Releasever     : 29
Command Line   : upgrade --refresh
Packages Altered:
    Upgrade  akmod-nvidia-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64                  @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded akmod-nvidia-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64                  @@System
    Upgrade  nvidia-settings-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64               @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded nvidia-settings-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64               @@System
    Upgrade  xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64           @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64           @@System
    Upgrade  xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-cuda-libs-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64 @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-cuda-libs-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64 @@System
    Upgrade  xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-kmodsrc-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64   @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-kmodsrc-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64   @@System
    Upgrade  xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs-3:418.56-1.fc29.x86_64      @rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
    Upgraded xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs-3:418.43-1.fc29.x86_64      @@System

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.sudo dnf upgrade --refresh

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
A terrible work around was the following:

sudo dnf install sddm
sudo systemctl disable gdm
sudo systemctl enable sddm

Comment 1 Michael Erwin 2019-03-26 14:12:58 UTC
appears to be a reintroduction of

Comment 2 Michael Erwin 2019-03-26 14:48:25 UTC
removing rhgb from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX seems to be work around. somehow we are back to this again.

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