• Recent update - Can't login: Screen flashes between black and login prompt.


    Last night I ran pacman -Syyu and did a reboot. Now I can’t seem to login. It appears as if lightdm won’t load. My screen just cycles between a black screen and a terminal login prompt. I was able to login using single user mode and pull some log files. Maybe, someone can help because honestly I don’t even know where to start.

    Thanks,logs.tar

  • I was able to disable lightdm in single user mode. From there I tried startx but it would exit almost immediately. I figured it might be something with the nvidia driver. I found the following:

    https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php … 7#p1225337

    I appended the following to the kernel line in /boot/grub/grub.cfg:

    video=vesa:off vga=normal

    This fixed my issue.

error221 lightdm104 update46 display37 Posts 2Views 1193
Log in to reply
Bloom Email Optin Plugin

Looks like your connection to Antergos Community Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.