What makes a CK session active?
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 4 17:40:59 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 16:17 -0500, William Jon McCann wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008 3:54 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at freebsd.org> wrote:
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> > I am trying to get the shutdown and restart buttons working on GDM 2.21,
> > but my CK session is always inactive (even when I'm logged in). For
> > example:
> > Session1:
> > uid = '92'
> > realname = 'GNOME Display Manager'
> > seat = 'Seat1'
> > session-type = 'LoginWindow'
> > active = FALSE
> > x11-display = ':0'
> > x11-display-device = '/dev/ttyv8'
> > display-device = ''
> > remote-host-name = ''
> > is-local = TRUE
> > on-since = '2008-02-04T20:44:18Z'
> > What makes a session active? I have a feeling I have a bug in the
> > FreeBSD CK port, but I haven't been able to track it down yet. Any
> > advice would be greatly appreciated.
> A session is active on a local seat (in theory this is seat specific)
> if the currently active VT device matches either x11-display-device or
> So, CK may be identifying a different VT device as active. Send the
> daemon a USR1 to turn on debugging and try switching VTs. You should
> see some output in syslog.
Since gdm doesn't register an entry in /etc/ttys, CK wasn't installing a
watcher on the X console. I fixed that, and now my session is active.
Thanks for the hint.
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team :: gnome at FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome
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