Bug#722515: gnome-shell: Brightness FN keys not working any more
carlo.marchiori at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 22:10:20 UTC 2013
Very sorry, fn key NOT working.
2013/9/13 Carlo Marchiori <carlo.marchiori at gmail.com>
> The journal was not present because I had not configured journald.conf,
> now I have it.
> It was not a freeze after all, but a timeout. It appears to be a bug<http://forums.opensuse.org/english/get-technical-help-here/pre-release-beta/487953-timed-out-waiting-device-dev-disk-x2did-ata-after-update-factory.html>
> (but strangely the supposed culprit udev 61-msft.rules is not present on
> my system).
> Coming to the subject, the brighness problem is still present. Fn keys now
> If can be of any help I attach my .cache/gdm/session.log (systemd error
> Also I tried to get rid of the consolekit error buy upgrading, without
> Of course all this maybe due to my jepardized system (based on testing
> but with some packages from unstable and experimental).
> AFTER ALL, I WAS JUST EAGER TO HAVE THE LAST VERSION OF THE GNOME SHELL!
> If you deem so, we may eventually reconsider the issue when everything is
> in testing.
> (My /etc/apt/preferences is currently
> Package: gdm3 gnome-shell* Pin: release a=experimental Pin-Priority: 1100
> Package: consolekit libck-connector0 udev libpam-ck-connector *systemd*
> Pin: release a=unstable Pin-Priority: 1000 Package: * Pin: release
> a=testing Pin-Priority: 900 Package: * Pin: release a=unstable
> Pin-Priority: 800 Package: * Pin: release a=experimental Pin-Priority: 100).
> Best Regars,
> ps: strangely, first I had the full systemd journal at debug level,
> then I changed journald.conf to default, then I changed it to debug again,
> but systemd don't want to log with debug level now!
> 2013/9/12 Carlo Marchiori <carlo.marchiori at gmail.com>
>> Freezing with /bin/systemd too.
>> All usual logs (debug, kern, messages, syslog, in my ignorance I can
>> hardly tell them apart...)
>> bear no trace of the failed boot. systemd-journalctl reports an empy log,
>> and, under /var/logs,
>> there is no trace of systemd logs.
>> To be precise, I just put this line
>> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="init=/bin/systemd acpi_backlight=vendor"
>> in /etc/default/grub and issued update-grub.
>> I don't know how to take a screenshot during boot.
>> Thanks in advance for any help,
>> 2013/9/12 Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org>
>>> Am 12.09.2013 01:34, schrieb Carlo Marchiori:
>>> > There is such an error in the log
>>> > (gnome-settings-daemon:3566): media-keys-plugin-WARNING **: Failed to
>>> > connect to systemd: Error calling StartServiceByName for
>>> > org.freedesktop.login1:
>>> > GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Launch helper
>>> > exited with unknown return code 1
>>> > .
>>> > My attempt to switch to systemd have ended first in a kernel panic,
>>> > then in a freeze during boot (investigating).
>>> That sounds like you were not passing the correct parameters on the
>>> kernel command line and the kernel couldn't find the systemd binary.
>>> You'll need init=/bin/systemd
>>> If you can attach a screenshot, that would help
>>> And yes, GNOME will get a hard dependency on systemd, at least the parts
>>> which require functionality from systemd.
>>> Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
>>> universe are pointed away from Earth?
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