[Evergreen] 13.1 - latest update broke graphical login

Patrick Shanahan paka at opensuse.org
Fri Oct 28 14:13:32 CEST 2016


* Axel Braun <Axel.Braun at gmx.de> [10-28-16 06:08]:
> Hi,
> 
> as we know from Murphy's law, one issue does not come alone....after the desktop PC died I got an old ThinkPad Z60m out of the drawer, run an update on the installed 13.1 (some 500MB - last update was some time ago - graphical login is not working any longer. It is stuck at 
> 
> 2016-10-28T11:47:10.881583+02:00 Z60 systemd[1]: Starting Graphical Interface.
> 2016-10-28T11:47:10.888012+02:00 Z60 systemd[1]: Reached target Graphical Interface.
> ...but no graphical login comes up.
> 
> The rest from the /var/log/messages does not tell me too much with regard to this issue:
> 
> 2016-10-28T11:47:10.881583+02:00 Z60 systemd[1]: Starting Graphical Interface.
> 2016-10-28T11:47:10.888012+02:00 Z60 systemd[1]: Reached target Graphical Interface.

 [...]
 
> -> I rebooted here
> 
> when booting into console and running startx it works as normal.
> 
> Any idea what this could be ?

when I have seen startx can access but other methods fail, the graphical
driver has not matched the kernel (nvidia in my experience) and/or perms
for /usr/bin/Xorg needs to be suid.

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