[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#679409: Bug#679409: lightdm: Fails to start on boot, invoke-rc.d lightdm start fails

James Tocknell aragilar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 02:36:47 UTC 2012

Lightdm works for the earlier versions.

I don't know enough about the init system to know where the problem
would lie, but what I do know is that dependency based booting is now
required for the broken versions. I've also looked though all log
files that I know of, and I can't find anything related with lightdm.


On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 11:55 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> On jeu., 2012-06-28 at 23:27 +1000, James Tocknell wrote:
>> Package: lightdm
>> Version: 1.2.2-3
>> Severity: grave
>> Justification: renders package unusable
>> With sysvinit > 2.88dsf-22.1, lightdm fails to start, and invoke-rd.d lightdm
>> start fails with the message "start: Job failed to start". Using startx does
>> work, so the issue isn't with X.
> What if you downgrade to previous sysvinit? It looks to me like an issue
> there.
> --
> Yves-Alexis

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