xwindows system crashes after upgrade from 42.1 -> 42.2

Dear all,
I just tried to upgrade my distribution from Leap 42.1 to Leap 42.2, but now I cannot start the windows system (my desktop). In the previous 42.1 I had installed several desktops besides kde plasma. I installed gnome, mate and xfce. Perhaps this is the reason of the crash. Can you help me fix this?, please!

None of the desktops start??

What video card? What driver?

None of them. For the video card info I used:

# lshw -numeric -c display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: Atom Processor 236xxx/237xxx Series Graphics & Display [8086:F31]
vendor: Intel Corporation [8086]
physical id: 2
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
version: 0c
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
resources: irq:90 memory: 90000000-903fffff memory:80000000-8fffffff ioport:2050(size=8) memory:c0000-dffff

Thanks for your reply so soon!

Help anyone? I really need the machine…

First, give a try with nomodeset.

When you boot, as soon as the Grub menu displays, hit the “e” key.

Now, scroll down to the line that begins with Linux, hit the END key to make certain you get to the end of that line.

Add a space, then add the word nomodeset to the end of the line. Press F10 to continue booting.

Do you now get up into a desktop?

No, I get a login screen:
“Welcome to openSUSE Leap 42.2 -kernel 4.6.3-1.gd4bcf2a-default (tty1).
valteri login: _”
(valteri is my machine’s name and the underscore is blinking)
when I get this screen I can login to a terminal and that’s all
Thanks for your reply :wink:

And why are you using kernel 4.6.3?
Leap 42.2 comes with 4.4 and the latest one is 4.9.6.

This may very well cause your problem.

Go into “Advanced Options” and explicitly boot kernel 4.4.x.

If that doesn’t help, please post the file /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

And to verify that your system is actually configured to boot to XWindows, what’s the output of this?

systemctl get-default

And/or try to run “systemctl restart display-manager”, do you get a graphical session then?

Thank you very much for your reply. I could solve this problem. When I was trying to update a package for Maxima I saw that it belonged to Leap 42.2, nontheless, I did update but next day the system required me to update 3600 or so packages! I thought it would be a system upgrade and accepted the update… That was my mistake…
Finally, yesterday I was able to enter Yast via terminal and fixed the repositories, which were not directed to Leap 42.2 (they pointed to 42.1).
Then, via terminal I did # zypper dup, and now the system is working well.
Thank you so much for your support;)