gdm-40.1-1.fc34.x86_64, 5.13.19-200.fc34.x86_64, running NIS, after a reboot the screen hangs at a Fedora log, and in our case, a Dell logo. ssh works remotely. ctl-alt-F2 brings a blinking cursor. Graphics card is: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 630 (rev 04)
The error I see is Gdm: GdmLocalDisplayFactory: Failed to issue method call: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NameHasNoOwner: Could not activate remote peer.
Some other errors from the journal:
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu systemd: Started GNOME Display Manager.
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu systemd: Received SIGRTMIN+21 from PID 421 (plymouthd).
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu dbus-broker-launch: Activation request for 'org.freedesktop.login1' failed.
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu systemd: tmp-autoMl9z9k.mount: Deactivated successfully.
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu systemd: Started Automounts filesystems on demand.
Sep 30 16:36:53 ourdomain.edu systemd: Started Command Scheduler.
Sep 30 16:36:54 ourdomain.edu systemd: tmp-autoDp56eM.mount: Deactivated successfully.
Sep 30 16:39:31 ourdomain.edu dbus-broker-launch: Activation request for 'org.freedesktop.login1' failed.
Sep 30 16:39:31 ourdomain.edu sshd: pam_systemd(sshd:session): Failed to create session: Could not activate remote peer.
Should this be filed upstream?
I figured out a work around that may help others.
1. set nouveau.modeset=0 in /etc/default/grub and run grub2-mkconfig to regenerate
2. Install LightDM along with lightdm-gtk-greeter
3. Create a new drop in file, e.g., /etc/systemd/system/lightdm.service.d/fixes.conf containing:
4. Disable GDM
5. Enable/start LightDM
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The problem still occurs. Fedora 36 Workstation won't shut down
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo gdm: Gdm: Failed to list cached users: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NameHasNoOwner: Could not activate remote peer: activation request failed: a concurrent deactivation request is already in progress.
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo systemd: gdm.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo systemd: gdm.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo gnome-shell: Could not release device '/dev/input/event9' (13,73): GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Remote peer disconnected
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo systemd: Stopped gdm.service - GNOME Display Manager.
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo systemd: gdm.service: Triggering OnFailure= dependencies.
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo systemd: Requested transaction contradicts existing jobs: Transaction for plymouth-quit.service/start is destructive (system-systemd\x2dfsck.slice has 'stop' job queued, but 'start' is included in transaction).
cze 18 08:11:11 lenovo audit: SERVICE_STOP pid=1 uid=0 auid=4294967295 ses=4294967295 subj=system_u:system_r:init_t:s0 msg='unit=gdm comm="systemd" exe="/usr/lib/systemd/systemd" hostname=? addr=? terminal=? res=failed'
Host: IdeaPad 5 Pro 16IHU6
CPU: 11th Gen Intel i5-11300H
GPU: Intel TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics]
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX450 (nvidia 510.68.02)