[manjaro-dev] no root overlay changes was Re: help reporting a kernel bug badly needed

kendell clark coffeekingms at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 21:54:10 CEST 2016

Oops? I replied to the wrong message. I'll fix that now by changing the
Kendell Clark

kendell clark wrote:
> hi
> I've just tested my newly built iso image. Lightdm *still* won't boot,
> but I no longer think it's anything anyone is doing. I'm wondering if
> it's a plymouth thing. Speaking of plymouth, I noticed that my built
> images are using the manjaro theme even though it's set to use the sonar
> theme. But I'm not complaining. In fact, I wouldn't mind the manjaro
> theme's background but with "sonar" printed instead of manjaro in maybe
> a little bit bigger than manjaro is printed? I like that background and
> it also helps some of our users see that sonar is loading, since the
> sonar plymouth theme has no background. Not that I'm complaining, I'm
> not at all. Also, I'm not positive  but I believe uefi may be broken.
> I'll test by removing the flash drive from my usb ports a few times
> while the system is off then plugging it in, sometimes that for whatever
> reason fixes my system's failure to see the uefi parts.
> Thanks
> Kendell Clark
> kendell clark wrote:
>> hi
>> Oh wow, 4.6.7 was the last one of that version? hmm. What's the newest
>> lts one I can install into sonar? It looks like I'll need to change the
>> kernel version used in the profile.conf files. But basically, all that's
>> supposed to happen is when you unplug the AC adaptor, the screen dims
>> and a sound plays. When you plug it back in, the screen brightens and a
>> sound plays. The sound playing isn't the kernel's job of course, nor is
>> the screen dimming, that's the desktop's teritory but the desktop asks
>> the kernel whether the  battery is charging or discharging before
>> deciding what to do. I'm not absolutely positive it's a kernel issue but
>> I'm pretty sure, since that works on all of my other computers hear
>> except this one.
>> Thanks
>> Kendell Clark
>> Philip Müller wrote:
>>> Am 21.08.2016 um 20:30 schrieb kendell clark:
>>>> hi
>>>> Well, I'll never do that again. I had no idea that system report from
>>>> windows would give you guys so much useless info. Oh well, if it gets
>>>> the kernel bug solved it was worth it. I just hope I didn't cause any
>>>> problems with my attachment.
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Kendell Clark
>>> Hi Kendell,
>>> what is the exact issue in few words. What do you expect from the system
>>> and what do you get which is odd? Also the kernel 4.6.7 was the last
>>> kind of that series. No bugfixing will happen to that one. Which other
>>> kernels did you tried so far?
>>> greez, Phil
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