On 4/10/18 12:48 PM, Nicolas Dechesne wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 1:20 PM, Ramon Fried <ramon.fr...@linaro.org> wrote:
>> From: Ramon Fried <rfr...@codeaurora.org>
>>
>> It appears that sometimes xserver-nodm.service is starting before
>> display driver finished loading causing the following failure in
>> Xorg log:
>> (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory
>>
>> The introduced by this patch is to restart the service,
>> hopefully the display driver will finish loading.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ramon Fried <rfr...@codeaurora.org>
> 
> we are seeing this issue on Dragonboard with meta-qcom BSP, where all
> drivers needed for display/gpu are modules, so the display
> initialization comes up 'late' in the boot. I had a discussion with
> some upstream gnome folks who indicated that a similar race can be
> observed on any hardware, it is not uncommon, and that's why they use
> Restart=always in gdm.service as well, so that it keep trying until
> the display comes up.
> 
> it sounds reasonable change to me.

Restarting service always seems like a workaround here. I wonder if the
kernel modules tied themselves to systemd-modules-load.service then the
dependencies should
sort themselves out. Alternatively we can also create a dependency on
device being made available.

> 
> Reviewed-by: Nicolas Dechesne <nicolas.deche...@linaro.org>
> 
>> ---
>>  .../x11-common/xserver-nodm-init/xserver-nodm.service.in                 | 
>> 1 +
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git 
>> a/meta/recipes-graphics/x11-common/xserver-nodm-init/xserver-nodm.service.in 
>> b/meta/recipes-graphics/x11-common/xserver-nodm-init/xserver-nodm.service.in
>> index 324a26f549..87dc4f8fcd 100644
>> --- 
>> a/meta/recipes-graphics/x11-common/xserver-nodm-init/xserver-nodm.service.in
>> +++ 
>> b/meta/recipes-graphics/x11-common/xserver-nodm-init/xserver-nodm.service.in
>> @@ -5,6 +5,7 @@ Description=Xserver startup without a display manager
>>  EnvironmentFile=/etc/default/xserver-nodm
>>  User=@USER@
>>  ExecStart=/etc/xserver-nodm/Xserver
>> +Restart=always
>>
>>  [Install]
>>  Alias=display-manager.service
>> --
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