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Old 07-13-2019, 05:01 AM   #1
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failed to start light display manager blfs (system gets stuck)


After installing the required packages and enabling lightdm system gets stuck is there a way to run system again with no GUI to fix it

Thanks a lot
 
Old 07-13-2019, 06:39 AM   #2
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Hi is this systemd?

if so systemctl disable lightdm.

Then you can use startx, dont forget to create a /home/user/.xinitrc so you can start your desktop
 
Old 07-13-2019, 06:46 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot for reply
Yes it is a systemd but system unable to start and I no longer have access on the system
 
Old 07-13-2019, 06:51 AM   #4
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When grub boots edit the kernel line
root=/dev/sdX -s ro

add the "s" flag to kernel line, that will let you get root on the system
 
Old 07-13-2019, 06:57 AM   #5
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Thanks million of times
It is more than appreciated
 
  


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