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Bug 1695396 - dnf upgrade to fedora 29 from fedora 28 fails, gdm session freezes after login (NVIDIA, DELL INSPIRON 5477, NVIDIA Corporation GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050)
Summary: dnf upgrade to fedora 29 from fedora 28 fails, gdm session freezes after logi...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm
Version: 29
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-04-03 03:32 UTC by Thomas Mittelstaedt
Modified: 2019-04-03 03:36 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description Thomas Mittelstaedt 2019-04-03 03:32:49 UTC
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Followed The installation went through ok, but after reboot, the system hangs while waiting for some init process to complete. I read something like nfs peers, a time counter appears. The fedora 28 kernel would not boot anymore either. I am on a DELL INSPIRON AIO 5477. Reinstalled fedora 28 on the pristine system, did dnf upgrade --refresh and fedora 28 boots fine.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Upgrade from fedora 28 to 29 using dnf or do a fresh install of fedora 29 and a dnf upgrade to sync with the latest code
2.Start the the default kernel
3.Try to login with your user
Actual Results:  
session freezes, grey screen, mouse and keyboard not usable anymore.
rescue kernel boots, though.

Expected Results:  
gnome Desktop should start after login


Comment 1 Thomas Mittelstaedt 2019-04-03 03:35:32 UTC
When little dummy user tries to upgrade a release shouldn't there be some warnings implanted in the upgraed procedure, that critical driver software needs to be installed separately, before the system upgrade can successfully proceed ?!

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