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Re: F10 hard lock issue



On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 7:16 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 gmail com> wrote:
> I just upgraded my wife's laptop to F10 from F9 using preupgrade.
> other than not having enough free space (had to make some) the install
> went perfectly. Now I'm having a lockup issue.
>
> When it first starts everything hard locks. Then I hear the DvD head
> moving, some time later I can turn the caps lock on and off but there
> is a significant delay. Also, the mouse cursor works but nothing else
> does. I can't do Ctl-Alt-Backspace or get to any of the virtual
> terminals. Scanning through /var/log/messages I don't see anything
> useful. Any ideas on where to start? This thing was rock solid under
> F9.
>
> Compaq laptop Turion 64 1.8GHz w/ Radeon 200M chipset. 1GB system ram.
> Broadcom wireless using native driver.
>
> Thanks,
> Richard
>
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you could try adding to the grub boot screen a trailing 3 to boot without
a graphics interface...then login as root and type 'yum update'.
That's if you can
get this far... -- Gary


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