[mythtv-users] NoDM stopped working when upgrading to Debian Buster
maillist.peter at home.se
Sun Dec 1 20:48:40 UTC 2019
On Sun, Dec 01, 2019 at 02:59:25PM +1300, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Nov 2019 21:13:30 +0100, you wrote:
> >When I upgraded my MythTV from Debian Stretch to Buster nodm stopped
> >working. I know this is not related to MythTV but I hope that someone
> >here can help me anyway.
> >htpc:~# systemctl status nodm
> >? nodm.service - Display manager for automatic session logins
> > Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/nodm.service; indirect; vendor preset: enabled)
> > Active: active (running) since Sat 2019-11-30 21:02:46 CET; 2min 10s ago
> > Docs: man:nodm(8)
> > Process: 20306 ExecStartPre=/bin/sh -c [ "$(cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager 2>/dev/null)" = "/usr/sbin/nodm" ] (code=exited, sta
> > Main PID: 20308 (nodm)
> > Tasks: 2 (limit: 4915)
> > Memory: 26.7M
> > CGroup: /system.slice/nodm.service
> > ??20308 /usr/sbin/nodm
> > ??20312 /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg :0 -nolisten tcp vt7
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: to make sure that you have the latest version.
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sat Nov 30 21:02:46 2019
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> >nov 30 21:02:46 htpc sh: (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
> >nov 30 21:03:16 htpc nodm: X server did not respond after 30 seconds
> >nov 30 21:03:16 htpc nodm: sending X server 20312 the TERM signal
> >Apart from this I can not see anything suspicious in the log files.
> >Let me know if I should provide any additional information.
> >Best regards,
> >Peter Carlsson
> I have never heard of nodm before, so I can not help with that. But
> it should be possible to work around this problem by switching to
> using another display manager. The standard setup for MythTV on
> Ubuntu uses an XFCE4 desktop and lightdm, and with that combination
> you can have it automatically log in and start mythfrontend. I
> believe automatic login also works using XFCE4 and gdm, but if you
> want x11vnc to work use lightdm.
Thanks for the input. I have tried lightdm before but I remember
I felt nodm was easier to configure for auto login then lightdm.
I will see if I can find any more information in my log files.
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