[arch-dev-public] systemd 197 - kdm fails

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jan 11 12:26:20 EST 2013

I'm using KDE as well, but have not been able to reproduce this
problem. Any chance you could get some more debug info out of it?
Sounds like something times out...

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 6:17 PM, Lukas Jirkovsky <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 January 2013 10:27, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> First of all, sorry for my recent absence, I was hoping to spend some
>> time on Arch over Christmas, which I didn't.
>> Anyway, today's systemd upgrade causes a problem which I was only able
>> to solve by downgrading:
>> When systemd launched kdm.service, X started, but the kdm greeter never
>> appeared - instead X just sat there with the busy mouse pointer.
>> systemctl stop kdm.service hung too, I could only kill -9 the X process.
>> When I downgraded to 196-2, the greeter started immediately after the
>> systemctl daemon-reexec in post_upgrade. I have no idea where to start,
>> so any help is appreciated.
>> Even worse: After the downgrade, systemctl start /boot (and thus the
>> automounter) didn't work, I had to mount /boot manually.
> Today I have accidentally upgraded to systemd 197 (I was trying to
> avoid it because of this email).
> I can partially confirm this problem – after booting it takes quite
> some time (probably a few minutes)
> before X pops up. When the X finally starts, it shows the busy mouse
> pointer as you mentioned.
> However, for me KDM starts, even though it takes a while.
> Lukas

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