[arch-general] GDM Locked

Guillermo Leira gleira at gleira.com
Tue Oct 19 02:51:15 EDT 2010

> After the last Pacman -Syu, I can't login with gdm. As soon as I clikc on my
> username, the system seems to freeze... Although not completely: I can ping
> from other computer, but I can't ssh.
> Before I click on the username, the "switch off" icon at the right down corner
> works. Once I click on the username, nothing else works, and I neither can
> ctrl-alt-F1 to the console...
> Any suggestions/questions?

I have removed GDM and installed SLIM. Now I can login, but the screen shows nothing... And if I try to CTRL-ALT-F1 to the console, the system locks again. It is not a GDM problem.

If I run startx from the command line, X starts.

Any advice?

Best regards,


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