Bug#834460: systemd/udev upgrade causes X black screen

Laurent Bigonville bigon at debian.org
Mon Aug 15 23:46:59 BST 2016

On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:36:55 +1200 Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben at transient.nz> 
 > Dear Maintainer,


 > apt upgrade to systemd/udev 231-2 and apt upgrade to systemd/udev 
231-3 both
 > caused X to go black (except for a blinking cursor, looked like a console
 > tty?).
 > Workaround is to switch to a virtual console with Ctrl-Alt-F1 and 
then back to
 > X with Alt-F7, which restores the X session.

I can reproduce this by running "systemctl daemon-reexec"

I would say this is a duplicate of bug #834367

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