[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#612504: Bug#612504: Bug#612504: xfce4-session: Attempted suspend

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue May 17 06:18:45 UTC 2011

On lun., 2011-05-16 at 23:34 -0400, Frank Zambrini wrote:
> With xfce 4.6 I switched to gdm from slim and everything was working
> fine. 
> However after upgrading to xfce 4.8, the session manager broke again
> for both gdm and slim.

slim is broken anyway.
> If "Prompt on Logout" is unchecked from the Session and Startup menu,
> clicking the logout button on the panel causes the session to restart
> back to the slim/gdm login screen.

This is standard behavior.
> If "Prompt on Logout" is checked, then the logout window will be
> displayed (after waiting about 30 seconds)

That looks like some app in the session doesn't respond correctly. Try
to quit everything (including stuff in the systray) and provide the list
of running processes for your users before hitting the logout button. 
> but only has options for
> shutdown, restart, and Log Out. Suspend is missing from the menu, but I
> can still put the computer in standby with "sudo pm-suspend."

Looks like a  Consolekit issue, read README.Debian in xfce4 and
xfce4-session. Is upower installed, by the way?
> I did a backtrace of xfce4-session (using slim, w/out Prompt on Logout),
> but I don't know if it will do much good. For some reason, when gdb is
> attached to xfce4-session (from a VT), clicking the logout button will
> not cause the session to restart. Instead, I get a "Failed to connect to
> session manager" error message. Then when I quit gdb, the session
> restarts and returns to the login screen.

There's nothing to debug with gdb here.
> If there is anything else I can do let me know. Maybe I should file a
> bug against consolekit?

Not really. Slim has an issue but gdm should work fine.

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