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I need your help fixing my Fedora Core 9. I had to reboot the system which I thought(it was trying to install software for four days)was hanging up. After reboot the system hangs after starting
Anacron [ OK ].
I can ssh from a networked MS XP Pro and startx. I can than use the system under a graphical environment.
[root@Hermes ~]# uname -a
Linux Hermes 18.104.22.168-41.fc9.i686 #1 SMP Thu Nov 13 20:52:14 EST 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
[root@Hermes ~]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661FX/M661FX/M661MX Host (rev 11)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS AGP Port (virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge)
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS963 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 25)
00:02.1 SMBus: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS961/2 SMBus Controller
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 0f)
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 91)
00:08.0 Modem: Agere Systems Venus Modem (V90, 56KFlex)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661/741/760 PCI/AGP or 662/761Gx PCIE VGA Display Adapter
Thanks for you reply. I have not installed new devices or peripherals. The system was installed with USB mouse and keyboard which worked from the start. It was also installed with a Matrox G45 dual port video card. Upon initial system reboot the video did not work. I removed the the card and connect cable to video on the motherboard. Everything work perfectly albeit I was disappointed I will not have dual monitors.
I have been working on this FC9 now for over a month and everything was working great. I started to install some required software needed for AvantFax from the add/remove software. I think my big mistake was that I selected several packages at the same time. I noticed that it was taking a while to finish. I let run from November 27 to Dec 1, when I returned to the office it appear to be hung up so I rebooted the system. my problems began after that, so here I am.
I will be changing the usb devices as you suggested after I complete this post. I will repost after reboot.
I changed to PS2 mouse and keyboard. I don't have access or I don't know how to do a failsafe boot from the menu.
This is a portion of my /var/log/message.
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: polkit.c: Cannot set UID on session object.
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: main.c: Called SUID root and real-time/high-priority scheduling was requested in the configuration. However, we lack the necessary priviliges:
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: main.c: We are not in group 'pulse-rt' and PolicyKit refuse to grant us priviliges. Dropping SUID again.
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: main.c: For enabling real-time scheduling please acquire the appropriate PolicyKit priviliges, or become a member of 'pulse-rt', or increase the RLIMIT_NICE/RLIMIT_RTPRIO resource limits for this user.
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: pid.c: Daemon already running.
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: main.c: setrlimit(RLIMIT_NICE, (31, 31)) failed: Operation not permitted
Dec 3 17:54:38 Hermes pulseaudio: main.c: setrlimit(RLIMIT_RTPRIO, (9, 9)) failed: Operation not permitted
Dec 3 17:54:42 Hermes gconfd (cyberjet-2334): Resolved address "xml:readwrite:/home/cyberjet/.gconf" to a writable configuration source at position 0
Dec 3 17:54:42 Hermes hcid: Default passkey agent (:1.21, /org/bluez/passkey) registered
Dec 3 17:54:42 Hermes hcid: Default authorization agent (:1.21, /org/bluez/auth) registered
Dec 3 17:54:44 Hermes pulseaudio: module-x11-xsmp.c: X11 session manager not running.
I see a couple of warnings. Do you have them in you r system?
Dec 3 17:48:58 Hermes avahi-daemon: WARNING: No NSS support for mDNS detected, consider installing nss-mdns!
Dec 3 17:48:59 Hermes cupsd: *** WARNING *** The program 'cupsd' uses the Apple Bonjour compatibility layer of Avahi.
Dec 3 17:48:59 Hermes cupsd: *** WARNING *** Please fix your application to use the native API of Avahi!
Dec 3 17:48:59 Hermes cupsd: *** WARNING *** For more information see <http://0pointer.de/avahi-compat?s=libdns_sd&e=cupsd>
Dec 3 17:54:44 Hermes pulseaudio: module.c: Failed to load module "module-x11-xsmp" (argument: ""): initialization failed.
I researched those errors and found this:
I found a better fix for this problem in Hardy than creating a link,
especially since I couldn't get the link to be created early enough to
play the Gnome startup sound. For any Hardy user who is having this
problem, try changing the line in /etc/pulse/default.pa that says:
This at least provides a temporary fix for the problem until a fix is
officially released for Hardy. A big thank-you goes out to the people in
the #pulseaudio IRC channel for this fix.
and applied a supposed fix but it did not work.