yum update introduces new bootup black screen freeze

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zaitsova
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yum update introduces new bootup black screen freeze

Post by zaitsova » 2018/01/30 05:41:02

In the last 12 hours, I have successfully performed the following :
  • I manually removed an Nvidia driver that was causing Gnome desktop to crash at the login screen.
  • I was able thereafter to boot all the way into a Gnome user and run a terminal from the Application dropdown
  • I performed yum update . CentOS updated, cleaned, and validated 1500+ items.
When I boot things look slightly different, due to changes made by yum update. Whereas before , encrypted volume passphrase was requested on a terminal, I new see a GUI form with a white lock icon. I enter my passphrase as usual. THe form vanishes and 15 seconds transpires. THe screen then goes black and the machine hangs.

Here is a dmesg.old (since dmesg itself would only be showing me successfully booting into a terminal).

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Re: yum update introduces new bootup black screen freeze

Post by TrevorH » 2018/01/30 16:28:48

Reinstall the nvidia drivers. If you already reinstalled them and then did a yum update then it's possible some portions of it have been overwritten again already.

We recommend using the ELRepo versions of the drivers as they don't get overwritten like this.
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zaitsova
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Re: yum update introduces new bootup black screen freeze

Post by zaitsova » 2018/02/17 02:27:35

This issue has been resolved. However, new issues have come up since that time.
Going to start a new thread.

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