[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#766462: with plymouth installed, I don't get any gettys on my VCs

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Mar 3 03:59:53 UTC 2015

Hi all, hi Yves-Alexis,

On  Mo 02 Mär 2015 21:30:49 CET, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On dim., 2015-03-01 at 21:58 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
>> slim and lightdm do have native systemd .service files, but don't have
>> those relationships, which I think is probably a bug in those DMs'
>> service files; they should probably gain those lines too. However,
>> because they participate in managing the display-manager.service
>> symlink, they suppress gdm.service altogether, so they might avoid
>> get this problem with the plymouth handover.
> So what's your advice here for lightdm? Maybe it's worth adding it, but
> it doesn't warrant a freeze exception?
> Regards,

I am quite positive that some missing gettys because of two DMs being  
installed in parallel (or some similar normal thing that people might  
do) will definitely be worth a freeze exception.

IMHO, if gettys don't come up properly, the system is rather broken  
and this is a no-go for jessie.


mike gabriel, herweg 7, 24357 fleckeby
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148

GnuPG Key ID 0x25771B31
mail: mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de, http://das-netzwerkteam.de

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 819 bytes
Desc: Digitale PGP-Signatur
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-xfce-devel/attachments/20150303/abaf6966/attachment-0001.sig>

More information about the Pkg-xfce-devel mailing list