On 04/04/18 23:14, Alexander Puchmayr wrote: > Hi there, > > After last update, on one machine sddm-0.17.0-r1 no longer does not anything > anymore. Systemd starts the service, and systemctl status shows that the sddm > is running, and also ps jax shows a running sddm. > > apollo ~ # systemctl status sddm > ● sddm.service - Simple Desktop Display Manager > Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/sddm.service; enabled; vendor preset: > disabled) > Active: active (running) since Wed 2018-04-04 16:41:28 CEST; 2s ago > Docs: man:sddm(1) > man:sddm.conf(5) > Main PID: 8350 (sddm) > CGroup: /system.slice/sddm.service > └─8350 /usr/bin/sddm > > Apr 04 16:41:28 apollo systemd: Started Simple Desktop Display Manager. > Apr 04 16:41:28 apollo sddm: Initializing... > Apr 04 16:41:28 apollo sddm: Logind interface found > Apr 04 16:41:28 apollo sddm: Starting... > > But thats all. It does not create a log file (/var/log/sddm.log not touched, > no > entry), it does not start X (no process). It seems like sddm is starting and > waiting for something I don't know. > > Any ideas? > > Thanks, > Alex > > Had something similar (non-systemd) - make sure you complete all the X updates, run revdep-rebuild and then re-emerge sddm.