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Re: xorg-x11 update may have broken my system



I restored my partition from a backed up disk image and everything's
fine now. The entire operation took less than 10 minutes.  :-)

Francois Massonneau wrote:

>Hello,
>
>This morning, yum updated automatically my system, and I saw it updated the 
>Xorg-X11 packages.
>I shut down my computer without any pb, and this afternoon, I 've tried to 
>start my linux box, and it doesn't want ;-(
>
>It can boot using the FC4 install DVD rom, in rescue mode, but I can't make it 
>to work using the usual boot process.
>
>Grub comes fine, it begins to boot, the partitions are mounted, but when it 
>wants to display the little windows (now the boot process is graphical) that 
>shows the boot process, I have a fully colored screen, and nothing happen. I 
>have to power it off to shut it down.
>
>As only the xorg-x11 packages were updated, I suppose, this comes from them.
>
>Now I would like to be able to downgrade them, but I don't know how.
>
>I can boot from the install dvd, and boot in rescue mode, then 
>chroot /mnt/sysimage, but once there, what can I do ?
>I have another computer where I can burn a dvd with the previous xorg-x11 
>packages, but I don't know how to mount that dvd when I'm in rescue mode.
>A "dmesg | grep hd" shows me that my dvd burner is "hdc", but when I type : 
>mount -t ext3 /dev/hdc /media/cdrecorder, I have always the same message : 
>"/dev/hdc doesn't exist", or something similar.
>
>Thank you for your help
>Francois
>
>  
>


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