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Douglas_E_Knapp
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KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by Douglas_E_Knapp » Thu Apr 24, 2014 13:50

I can't log into KDE. If I give my name and password it logs into X but as best I can tell only X. There are no programs, just a little console "window" in the top left of my screen.

Also the sign in to KDE has changed. It now has a list on the left of process and users and then on the right is a sort of normal looking sign in but with a little analog clock there.

I have no idea what to do next to fix this. I am a bit of a newbie but not a totally newbie newbie. :-)

Thanks!

PS I am on the system now from the install DVD from a few years ago.

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by tollgate » Thu Apr 24, 2014 14:11

Have you updated to systemd?

In the console type as root

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eselect init list
And report back here.

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by Douglas_E_Knapp » Thu Apr 24, 2014 18:56

Here is the rather strange answer.

Can't load module INIT
Exiting

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by eor2004 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 19:11

My system is not having any booting issues, but when I tried to run the command: "eselect init list" I have received the same error message like you: "!!! Error: Can't load module init exiting" and like I said my Sabayon is booting fine!
Sabayon Linux MATE 64-bit
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L-->2gb ram
Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.60ghz-->E5300
WD-6400AAKS-Caviar-SE16-640gb-->XFS filesystem

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by Stupot » Thu Apr 24, 2014 20:09

I'm pretty sure it went away when openrc support was dropped.

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by eor2004 » Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:52

Stupot wrote:I'm pretty sure it went away when openrc support was dropped.

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Sabayon Linux MATE 64-bit
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L-->2gb ram
Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.60ghz-->E5300
WD-6400AAKS-Caviar-SE16-640gb-->XFS filesystem

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by tollgate » Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:01

Douglas_E_Knapp wrote:Here is the rather strange answer.

Can't load module INIT
Exiting
Sounds like you are using systemd.

Can you try as root:

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systemctl status kdm

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by Douglas_E_Knapp » Sat Apr 26, 2014 15:32

tollgate wrote:
Douglas_E_Knapp wrote:Here is the rather strange answer.

Can't load module INIT
Exiting
Sounds like you are using systemd.

Can you try as root:

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systemctl status kdm
Sorry that took so long. I tried it and it says that it is running and that it is ok.

Next idea?

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by tollgate » Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:41

Sounds like it might be a display driver problem.

What do you get if as root you type

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eselect opengl list

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Re: KDE and other Login broken after last update

Post by illalien » Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:25

I had this exact behaviour a while back, something didn't work with the transition to systemd.
The command:
systemctl enable kdm.service
Solved my problem.

(Actually getting to that command involved reading and learning about systemd)

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