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Bug 1251254 - Black screen on ARM while waiting for sddm
Summary: Black screen on ARM while waiting for sddm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sddm
Version: 23
Hardware: arm
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Martin Bříza
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARMTracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-08-06 20:01 UTC by Paul Whalen
Modified: 2015-10-13 13:59 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-10-13 13:59:57 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Paul Whalen 2015-08-06 20:01:58 UTC
Description of problem:

Booting KDE on arm, sddm fails to present a login screen, displaying only a black screen with an 'X' mouse cursor. 

[root@bpi ~]# systemctl status sddm -l
��● sddm.service - Simple Desktop Display Manager
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/sddm.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: active (running) since Thu 2015-08-06 13:18:50 EDT; 50min left
     Docs: man:sddm(1)
 Main PID: 1557 (sddm)
   CGroup: /system.slice/sddm.service
           ��├��─1557 /usr/bin/sddm
           ��└��─1560 /usr/libexec/Xorg :0 -auth /var/run/sddm/:0 -nolisten tcp -background none -noreset vt1

Aug 06 13:18:50 systemd[1]: Started Simple Desktop Display Manager.
Aug 06 13:18:50 systemd[1]: Starting Simple Desktop Display Manager...
Aug 06 13:18:52 sddm-helper[1566]: pam_unix(sddm-greeter:session): session opened for user sddm by (uid=0)

From audit.log:
type=ANOM_ABEND msg=audit(18059.922:490): auid=4294967295 uid=989 gid=985 ses=4294967295 subj=system_u:system_r:xdm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 pid=1217 comm="sddm-greeter" exe="/usr/bin/sddm-greeter" sig=11



Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2015-08-08 15:48:55 UTC
Something apparently regressed... if this worked on f22, did it (work on f22)?

Comment 2 Paul Whalen 2015-10-13 13:59:57 UTC
closing, this is working again in f23 tc1.

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