Bug 1385160 - Swtich user functionality is broken on qemu-kvm
Summary: Swtich user functionality is broken on qemu-kvm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2016-10-14 20:32 UTC by Giulio 'juliuxpigface'
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:57 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:57:16 UTC

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Description Giulio 'juliuxpigface' 2016-10-14 20:32:10 UTC
Description of problem:
The "switch user" functionality seems broken on qemu-kvm (QXL video driver).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
1. Always (on virt)
2. Can't reproduce it (on bare metal)

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure a system with two user accounts.
2.Log in with the first user account.
3.Switch user from the top-right menu.
4.Log in with the second user account.
5.Press CTRL+ALT+F2, in order to give the focus to the TTY owned by the first user account, unlock the screen.
6.Press CTRL+ALT+F3, in order to give the focus to the second user account.

Actual results:
The sessions of the second user account crashes. The system goes back to gdm.

Expected results:
The session of the second user account should not crash. The system should stay logged in.

Additional info:
1. I'm testing Fedora 25 Workstation, Wayland sessions, compose 20161013.0.

2. I'm testing with qemu-kvm and virt-manager.

3. I can't reproduce the issue on bare metal on a 32-bit laptop. The version of gnome-shell is slightly newer, but I don't think there is a big difference among the two systems:


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