[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#745486: lightdm-gtk-greeter: cannot always shutdown or restart

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Tue Apr 22 09:20:31 UTC 2014

Package: lightdm-gtk-greeter
Version: 1.8.3-1
Severity: normal

The Shutdown and Restart actions do not always work. I get no error
messages (well, a box appears for a fraction of second, but I don't
know what it is supposed to contain). And I don't get much in the


[+1178502.60s] DEBUG: Session pid=3975: Exited with return value 0
[+1178502.65s] DEBUG: Seat: Session stopped
[+1178502.65s] DEBUG: Seat: Stopping display server, no sessions require it
[+1178502.65s] DEBUG: Sending signal 15 to process 3080
[+1178507.65s] DEBUG: Sending signal 9 to process 3080
[+1178507.74s] DEBUG: Process 3080 terminated with signal 9
[+1178507.74s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: X server stopped
[+1178507.74s] DEBUG: Releasing VT 7
[+1178507.74s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Removing X server authority /var/run/lightdm/root/:0
[+1178507.90s] DEBUG: Seat: Display server stopped
[+1178507.90s] DEBUG: Seat: Active display server stopped, starting greeter
[+1178507.90s] DEBUG: Seat: Creating greeter session
[+1178507.99s] DEBUG: Seat: Setting XDG_SEAT=seat0
[+1178507.99s] DEBUG: Seat: Creating display server of type x
[+1178507.99s] DEBUG: Seat: Starting local X display
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: Using VT 7
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Logging to /var/log/lightdm/x-0.log
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Writing X server authority to /var/run/lightdm/root/:0
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Launching X Server
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: Launching process 21449: /usr/bin/X :0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp vt7 -novtswitch
[+1178508.01s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Waiting for ready signal from X server :0
[+1178512.30s] DEBUG: Got signal 10 from process 21449
[+1178512.30s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Got signal from X server :0
[+1178512.30s] DEBUG: DisplayServer x-0: Connecting to XServer :0
[+1178512.31s] DEBUG: Seat: Display server ready, starting session authentication
[+1178512.31s] DEBUG: Session: Setting XDG_VTNR=7
[+1178512.31s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Started with service 'lightdm-greeter', username 'lightdm'
[+1178512.52s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Authentication complete with return value 0: Success
[+1178512.52s] DEBUG: Seat: Session authenticated, running command
[+1178512.52s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Setting XDG_VTNR=7
[+1178512.52s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Running command /usr/sbin/lightdm-gtk-greeter
[+1178512.52s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Logging to /var/log/lightdm/x-0-greeter.log
[+1178512.73s] DEBUG: Activating VT 7
[+1178515.26s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Greeter connected version=1.8.8
[+1178520.07s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Greeter start authentication for vinc17
[+1178520.09s] DEBUG: Seat: Setting XDG_SEAT=seat0
[+1178520.09s] DEBUG: Session: Setting XDG_VTNR=7
[+1178520.09s] DEBUG: Session pid=21493: Started with service 'lightdm', username 'vinc17'
[+1178520.28s] DEBUG: Session pid=21493: Got 1 message(s) from PAM
[+1178520.28s] DEBUG: Session pid=21464: Prompt greeter with 1 message(s)

The Suspend action worked, but after resuming, the mouse pointer was
no longer visible and the display got frozen (bug 735928 for this
particular problem?), and I had to shutdown via SSH.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.11-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=POSIX, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages lightdm-gtk-greeter depends on:
ii  libc6                   2.18-4
ii  libcairo2               1.12.16-2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0      2.30.6-1
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.40.0-2
ii  libgtk-3-0              3.12.0-4
ii  liblightdm-gobject-1-0  1.8.8-1
ii  libx11-6                2:1.6.2-1

Versions of packages lightdm-gtk-greeter recommends:
ii  desktop-base               7.0.3
ii  gnome-icon-theme-symbolic  3.12.0-1
ii  gnome-themes-standard      3.12.0-1
ii  policykit-1                0.105-4

lightdm-gtk-greeter suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf changed:
clock-format=%F %T

-- no debconf information

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