Bug 895815 - Gdm does not come up because of missing mdmonitor-takeover.service file
Gdm does not come up because of missing mdmonitor-takeover.service file
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 879327
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mdadm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-15 23:05 EST by Ankur Sinha (FranciscoD)
Modified: 2013-01-16 03:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-01-16 03:32:44 EST
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Description Ankur Sinha (FranciscoD) 2013-01-15 23:05:35 EST
Description of problem:
A missing service file prevents boot.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update mdadm to -11
Actual results:
GDM does not come up

Expected results:
GDM should come up

Additional info:
/var/log/messages is littered with:

21630 Jan 16 14:54:32 dhcppc1 systemd[1]: Cannot add dependency job for unit mdmonitor-takeover.service, ignoring: Unit mdmonitor-takeover.servic           e failed to load: No such file or directory. See system logs and 'systemctl status mdmonitor-takeover.service' for details.
Comment 1 Ankur Sinha (FranciscoD) 2013-01-15 23:08:29 EST
A workaround is here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=879327#c13

Switching to a virtual terminal, and running:

# sudo mdmon --all --takeover --offroot
# sudo systemctl restart gdm.service

got GDM to come up normally.
Comment 2 Jes Sorensen 2013-01-16 03:32:44 EST
This is probably related to 879327 and has nothing to do with gdm itself.
If gdm really depends on the takeover service running, the problem is with
gdm, however there is no indication of this in:

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 879327 ***

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