Bug 895815 - Gdm does not come up because of missing mdmonitor-takeover.service file
Summary: Gdm does not come up because of missing mdmonitor-takeover.service file
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 879327
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mdadm
Version: 18
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Doug Ledford
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-01-16 04:05 UTC by Ankur Sinha (FranciscoD)
Modified: 2013-01-16 08:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-01-16 08:32:44 UTC

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Description Ankur Sinha (FranciscoD) 2013-01-16 04:05:35 UTC
Description of problem:
A missing service file prevents boot.

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

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) 2013-01-16 04:08:29 UTC
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 08:32:44 UTC
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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