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Re: rebooting after upgrade alway a complete mess

On Friday, May 26, 2017 6:32:44 PM CEST inkbottle wrote:
> Still this very problematic issue I am the only one to experience.
> 1 - upgrade
> 2 - clicking "reboot"
> a - take at least 4 minutes to.. actually only logout.
> b - then click on "reboot"
> Does reboot but actually it hasn't shown the "booting debian splash screen"
> (I might have missed it though).
> c - when showing SDDM, then take at least 4 minutes (counting with a stop
> watch) to show the mouse pointer. (what is it doing during that time is a
> mystery)
> 3 - reboot to be safe
> a - shows splash screen (boot)
> b - shows mouse pointer in less than a minute.
> 4 - reboot to be safe
> a - 4 minutes to show mouse pointer (sddm) (w/o counting the time to reach
> the stop watch)
> 4 - login
> a - try "mpv" in no full screen -> OK
> b - try mpv in fs -> OK
> c - 30 min later or so try mpv again
> -> kwin or plasmashell or whatever freeze
> d - as usually I have a chance to access menu and click logout.
> e - sddm take more than 2 minutes to show mouse pointer.

kwin froze again in conjunction with mpv...

This time mouse pointer didn't show at all with sddm (more than 6 min waiting)

I used a tty to restart sddm (systemctl restart sddm), then I had the pointer 
w/o delay.

then tried mpv -fs resulting in no issue: But you know the saying: computers 
are unpredictables (<https://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=5531>)

> I'm am a lousy sys admin, so I won't even try to investigate.
> Apart from upgrade time, I never turn off my computer, so I can't say...
> (dual screen w. display port (rather external than dual), thinkpad x230,
> intel graphics, lid closed: I am the one and only experiencing that...
> however that might change when testing-sid is the new stable)
> Best,
> Chris

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