[arch-general] Login manager does not exit properly

Chi Hsuan Yen yan12125 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 07:28:06 UTC 2015

Hello Siddhartha,

Out of my personal experience, use can try the following command to
activate the login prompt: (from another tty or ssh, etc.)

sudo systemctl restart getty at tty1.service

Hope that helps :)

Yen Chi Hsuan

On 16 April 2015 at 13:01, Siddhartha <sh.siddhartha at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> sddm/lightdm works properly, but if I stop the sddm/lighdm service
> (systemctl stop sddm), tty1 (where it was started) goes blank with a
> blinking cursor instead of exiting cleanly and showing the login
> prompt.
> Can someone help me debug this?
> Thanks,
> Siddhartha

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