[Yum] FC3 update problem

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Nov 10 18:16:41 UTC 2004

> Thx.  I now upgraded the system, and got no errors.  But I noticed
> that some xorg packages got obsoleted, and I wonder if all
> replacements were properly found by yum.  Here is what I see:
> After rebooting my system, it does not show the startup of the various
> programs (with the usual green [OK] on the right).  Instead it just
> shows the "starting Redhat nash version ..." line, and then after a
> minute or so all seems well since I see the fedora X greeting screen.
> But after doing some work in X, the box freezes.  The only error-like
> message in log/messages I see is
> Nov 10 08:24:08 thales kernel: atkbd.c: Spurious ACK on isa0060/serio0. Some program, like XFree86, might be trying access hardware directly.
> I have put my xorg and yum log files to
> ftp://thales.csi.hu/mw/fc3_freeze/
> You can also find the log/messages file there.
> The upgrade by yum happened on Nov 9.

1. this is really better suited to a fedora list.
2. Many folks have experienced X startup problems with FC3 - some of
xorg changed, iirc.


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