gdm in Ubuntu 17.10 makes my system unbootable

Bug #1726425 reported by Vadim Peretokin on 2017-10-23
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm3 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

With GDM installed, I cannot get to the Ubuntu login screen - it just stays black until the monitor eventually shuts off.

The log has this helpful information about a "fail whale":

Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry dbus-daemon[3615]: Activating service name='org.gnome.ScreenSaver'
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry gnome-screensav[3640]: Couldn't get presence status: The name org.gnome.SessionManager was not provided by any .service files
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry dbus-daemon[3615]: Successfully activated service 'org.gnome.ScreenSaver'
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry gnome-session[3622]: gnome-session-binary[3622]: CRITICAL: We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry....
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry gnome-session-binary[3622]: CRITICAL: We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry....
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry gnome-screensav[3640]: gnome-screensaver: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server :0.
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry org.a11y.atspi.Registry[3629]: XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry org.a11y.atspi.Registry[3629]: after 21 requests (21 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Logitech USB Receiver: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:69
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Logitech USB Receiver: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:68
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Logitech USB Keyboard: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:67
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Logitech USB Keyboard: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:66
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Power Button: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:64
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) evdev: Power Button: Close
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) systemd-logind: releasing fd for 13:65
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry kernel: [ 26.226446] nvidia-modeset: Freed GPU:0 (GPU-d86402a0-4f53-8573-98c2-40295039d16c) @ PCI:0000:01:00.0
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Deleting GPU-0
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[3587]: (II) Server terminated successfully (0). Closing log file.
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry systemd[1]: Stopping NVIDIA Persistence Daemon...
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry nvidia-persistenced: Received signal 15
Oct 23 16:27:10 gooseberry nvidia-persistenced: Socket closed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gdm3 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Mon Oct 23 16:31:33 2017
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-03-23 (2039 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: gdm3
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
modified.conffile..etc.pam.d.gdm-password: [modified]
mtime.conffile..etc.pam.d.gdm-launch-environment: 2017-10-11T13:20:09
mtime.conffile..etc.pam.d.gdm-password: 2014-01-22T10:54:49

Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

similar to lp:1726192

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gdm3 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1705369, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

tags: added: nvidia
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