Bug#687569: gdm3 displays "Oh No! Something has gone wrong"

intrigeri intrigeri at debian.org
Fri Oct 18 13:30:36 UTC 2013

Hi Felix,

Josselin Mouette wrote (28 Sep 2012 19:05:25 GMT) :
> Le vendredi 28 septembre 2012 à 09:12 +0200, Andreas Beckmann a écrit : 
>> There is 304.51 in experimental and everything < 304.48 in snapshots.
>> Please try these and if it's not working in .51 find the first broken
>> one. If it still seems related to nvidia, report a new bug against
>> nvidia-glx (using the experimental version) with reportbug to collect
>> system information and logfiles. This may also be done from the console
>> after you got the error from gdm. Then I'll give you instructions how to
>> forward this to Nvidia, they have become more responsive recently :-)

> Felix, can you try these versions?

>> What I see in many bug reports against nvidia, is that gdm3 tends to go
>> havoc and spawns hundreds of X servers if something goes wrong. Leaving
>> you many many Xorg.*.log[.old]. I experienced this myself by e.g. just
>> not having a display connected. Filed/commented, but I'm too lazy to
>> look up the bug numbers right now. Worked around by s/gdm3/kdm/, sorry.

> This bug should have been fixed in GDM 3.4. Are you still seeing it?


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