[Mageia-dev] Broken database problem solved but not all well

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 15:34:47 CEST 2012

On 16 April 2012 15:27, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> I strongly suspect it's not hanging. It's likely just stopped doing
> things. Flip over to tty2 and you should have a text login.
> >From there, can you get the output of "systemctl status prefdm.service"
> I suspect it has not even tried to start yet.
> Do a "systemctl start prefdm.service" and you should have your normal
> logins.
> I suspect strongly this is simply the legacy non-LSB initscripts issue I
> mentioned last week that is preventing the prefdm.service job from being
> executed on boot.

BTW why not displaying a message "switch to tty2 for a login"?

>> Failed to start LSB: Update the Intel / AMD CPU microcode [FAILED]
> That's likely because you do not have the microcode itself installed.
> It's from a package in tainted so would not be installed by default.

Yes it should.
It suggest a tainted package but that's not a hard requirement.
One can download it directly from intel.com.

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