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Bug 707876 - gdm fails to switch to initial vt if compiled --with-plymouth
gdm fails to switch to initial vt if compiled --with-plymouth
Product: gdm
Classification: Core
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal normal
: ---
Assigned To: GDM maintainers
GDM maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-09-10 18:37 UTC by Jan Vesely
Modified: 2018-05-24 10:56 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Jan Vesely 2013-09-10 18:37:12 UTC
after the boot the screen is stuck on vt1 and displays console login,
manual switch to vt7 works correctly and displays gdm login.

                    GDM 3.8.4

	prefix:                   /usr
	exec_prefix:              ${prefix}
        libdir:                   /usr/lib64
        bindir:                   ${exec_prefix}/bin
        sbindir:                  ${exec_prefix}/sbin
        sysconfdir:               /etc
        sysconfsubdir:            gdm
        gdmconfdir:               ${sysconfdir}/${sysconfsubdir}
        dmconfdir:                /etc/dm
        localstatedir:            /var
        datadir:                  /usr/share
	consolekit location:      ${libexecdir}
	gnome-session-check-accel location: ${libexecdir}
	polkit-gnome location:    ${libexecdir}
	source code location:	  .
	compiler:		  x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc
	cflags:		          -O2 -march=native -mtune=native -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe
        Maintainer mode:          no

        user:                     gdm
        group:                    gdm

        dbus-1 system.d dir:      /etc/dbus-1/system.d
        PAM prefix:               ${sysconfdir}
        PAM config:               exherbo
        X server:                 /usr/bin/Xorg

        TCP Wrappers support:     no
        Xinerama support:         
        XDMCP support:            yes
        SELinux support:          no
        ConsoleKit support:       no
        systemd support:          yes
        systemd unit dir:         /usr/lib/systemd/system
        plymouth support:         yes
        UPower support:           yes
        Build with RBAC:          no
        Initial VT:               7
        Enable documentation:     yes
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos 2014-03-19 22:33:53 UTC
Any news on this? If we aren't supposed to use vt7 with plymouth then I would make both configure options exclusive (or ignored) to prevent this strange issues

Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2014-03-20 14:00:13 UTC
plymouth and GDM both have build time options for deciding which VT to start on. The options need to match.  This is part of the job of the distribution doing hte integration work between the two.
Comment 3 Pacho Ramos 2014-03-20 21:23:32 UTC
But I don't think doesn't have much change to allow to set vt7 at configure time if it will later fail if plymouth is enabled :/
Comment 4 Pacho Ramos 2014-03-20 21:29:50 UTC
Anyway, just handle downstream too :)
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2014-03-21 13:11:55 UTC
if they're both configured for VT 7 it shouldn't fail if plymouth is enabled.
Comment 6 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2018-05-24 10:56:48 UTC
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