Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1265122
X keeps dying on "systemd-logind disappeared"
Last modified: 2017-12-28 05:55:38 EST
Description of problem:
My interactive X sessions die with a "systemd-logind disappeared" error roughly 1-5 times per hour on a desktop system. The same system runs libvirt for runnig KVM VMs for test automation which may or may not be relevant, but I've noticed that the X sessions die more frequently when there's a lot of test automation activity. libvirt is accessed over ssh (with a different account) and there are sometimes up to 10 ssh logins per minute.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This also happened on Fedora 22; I upgraded to F23 alpha to see if it was fixed but the issue's still present.
X suddenly dies and drops me back to GDM login screen. An extra issue is that logins fail (password is accepted but I'm thrown back to the login screen) until I switch to a text VT and kill the pulseaudio process that was running on the session that died.
X keeps running until I stop it.
[1566311.891] (II) RADEON(0): Modeline "1920x1080"x0.0 74.25 1920 2008 2052 2200 1080 1084 1089 1125 +hsync +vsync (33.8 kHz e)
[1566311.891] (II) RADEON(0): Modeline "2880x480"x0.0 108.00 2880 2944 3192 3432 480 489 495 525 -hsync -vsync (31.5 kHz e)
Fatal server error:
[1575672.738] (EE) systemd-logind disappeared (stopped/restarted?)
Please consult the Fedora Project support
[1575672.738] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/home/os/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[1575672.788] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[1575673.241] (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.
Can you boot with debug on kernel cmdline and post here output of journal for such boot?
The same, very annoying problem with the lost my session with my work :(
[171657.799] (EE) systemd-logind disappeared (stopped/restarted?)
Please consult the Fedora Project support
[171657.799] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/home/olegon/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[171657.799] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[171658.022] (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.
Sometimes it's works more than week, but sometimes crashes after some hours of work to black screen (I can only stitch to other VT to text console and reboot...)
4.2.8-300.fc23.x86_64, Gnome, two monitors, Intel integrated graphics.
Please, provide me link to documentation with debug option, I need to apply?
I pressed e at grub boot, added debug to kernel options and it's print out "debug is unknown command" message... Which option you would like to see?
Notably "systemd.log_level=" and "systemd.log_target=".
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