[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#526009: Bug#526009: Bug#526009: Attempt to summarize

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Aug 6 22:17:04 UTC 2009

On jeu, 2009-08-06 at 17:06 -0400, Pascal Gervais wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 20:52:12 +0200
> Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > On jeu, 2009-08-06 at 21:27 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > > Sorry for the late reply, but wanted to gather more data.
> > > 
> > > The shutdown worked for a while, but then it broke again.
> > > Unfortunately 
> > > it's hard to reproduce since, immediately after a reboot it always 
> > > works. The system has to stay on for a while before the shutdown
> > > will fail. Any ideas on how to diagnose this?
> > 
> > Not really sure. Maybe using ck-list-session and polkit-auth. Check
> > just after boot, and later, when it fails, see if it's different.
> > 
> Hi
> I recently had a similar behavior using startx and I think that was
> caused by an update of policykit and/or consolekit, because like the
> kernel, when the policykit and consolekit packages are updated, the
> system needs to be restarted for the updates to take effect. So, as
> long as the system is not restarted. reboot and shutdown are broken.

Can be related to dbus upgrades, too. System bus restart will break
existing sessions until logged out and logged back in. Not sure there's
anything we can do about (not on xfce side anyway).


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