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Re: Preparing d-i Stretch Alpha 4

On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 05:58:28PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 03:37:11PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>Initial testing doesn't look good - 2 tests on DVD#1 trying to install
>>Gnome, neither starts the desktop. Trying to get logs out now....
>>Gnome-session has crapped out:
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gnome-session[532]: (gnome-shell:546): mutter-ERROR **: could not find drm kms device
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian kernel: traps: gnome-shell[546] trap int3 ip:7f231075788b sp:7ffc85f4ef20 error:0
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gnome-session[532]: WARNING: Application 'gnome-shell-wayland.desktop' killed by signal 5
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gnome-session[532]: gnome-session[532]: WARNING: Application 'gnome-shell-wayland.desktop' killed by signal 5
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-wayland-session[516]: Activating service name='ca.desrt.dconf'
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gnome-session[532]: Unrecoverable failure in required component gnome-shell-wayland.desktop
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gdm-launch-environment][504]: pam_unix(gdm-launch-environment:session): session closed for user Debian-gdm
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gdm3[486]: GdmDisplay: display lasted 1.066216 seconds
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gdm3[486]: Child process 504 was already dead.
>>Oct 25 15:00:11 debian gdm3[486]: Unable to kill session worker process
>>I'm about to try other desktops.
>XFCE and KDE both seem to work fine. \o/

As does Gnome on real hardware. Sigh at YA place where Gnome looks to
be failing in VM installations. :-(

Testing has also confirmed:

 * the fix for the stupid systemd /etc/mtab sym-link issue works fine
 * xfs on / is a no-go with Grub

Otherwise, I think we look good. Do you want me to sign and publish? 

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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