[CentOS] Desktop: After yum update and power off, cannot boot new Kernel

Marko A. Jennings markobiz at bluegargoyle.com
Wed Jun 25 15:12:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, June 25, 2008 11:01 am, Lanny Marcus wrote:

> FOLLOW ON: On my box, when it is trying to boot the latest Kernel
> (2.6.18-92.1.1el5) the last thing I see on the CRT is "starting udev"
> and after that, the screen goes blank and there is no HD activity.

This sounds a lot like the problem with the nvidia-drv-x11 package from
RPMForge.  Are you, by any chance, using it?  If so, you should be able to
boot into run level 3 without any problems, and X (run level 5) should
start working after you remove it.  That is, at least, my experience.

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