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[Pkg-xfce-devel] Debian testing installs with XDM as dependency of Xfce fail (eventually) when switched to LightDM

On ven., 2011-09-09 at 12:58 -0400, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
> It appears that this line --
> co:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty hvc0 9600 linux
> -- in /etc/inittab of the AMD64 system was causing those errors. 
> Apparently the line is placed there during installation on a 
> hypervisor-capable system. Once I commented that line out, the 
> respawning errors ceased completely.

That might deserve a bug report to the debian installer or to the
relevant package.

> I think its obvious that those errors weren't directly related to the 
> cause of the user profiles losing the ability to log on under LightDM.
> I 
> have no idea whether or not they could have contributed to the
> problem.
> Many thanks for your consideration. When I make future attempts to 
> communicate about issues I'll try to be better organized. 

You're welcome, it was indeed a tricky issue.

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