[Mageia-dev] systemd vs dm

Balcaen John mikala at mageia.org
Thu Sep 15 10:57:16 CEST 2011

Le Jeudi 15 Septembre 2011 06:53:34 JA Magallon a écrit :
> Hi...
> Well, I'm starting to fight systemd...
> First easy to describe problem (apart from many others I will try to
> spot...) dm starts before getty, finds the first usable tty (usually
> tty2), and gets that. Everything supposes it runs on tty7 (see
> conflicts in systemd units with getty at tty7 and so on...). If you
> restart dm, as it always tries to find the first free tty, it depends
> on which ttys you have tried to use to see where it starts.
> I have been looking where to put the 'vt7' option for Xorg, to force
> it there and make it independent of order, but as gdm has
> not a gdm.conf file anymore, everything is on gconf files in
> /var/lib/gdm, I've had no luck.
> This is beginning to look like windows, we have a registry nobody
> understands and things happen and you don't know why (because my
> /var/log/messages is empty....0 size).
> sigh...
as a temporary workaround you can use kdm instead of gdm :p

Balcaen John

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