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Oracle Linux: Unable to See GUI When Booting System Into Runlevel 5 (Graphical Mode) (Doc ID 2513317.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] [Release OL6 to OL6U9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to start graphical user interface mode when in runlevel 5 (graphical mode).

The system log  /var/log/messages shows similar to the following:

init: prefdm main process terminated with status 1
init: prefdm main process ended, respawning
init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped

 

Cause

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