[manjaro-testing] Today was an update of death for my openrc desktop.

Philip Müller philm at manjaro.org
Fri Oct 16 08:40:55 CEST 2015

Am 15.10.2015 um 23:07 schrieb Peter Maloney:
> On 10/15/2015 10:59 PM, Peter Maloney wrote:
>> Today was an update of death for my openrc desktop.
>> On boot, important modules would not load automatically... they would
>> only load if I put them in mkinitcpio.conf (video driver, network
>> driver, etc.). And if I manually added them so it would start X, then X
>> would start looking quite normal, but keyboard and mouse would not work.
>> ctrl-alt-f1, and even sysrq, ctrl+alt+del didn't work.... wth. ssh from
>> another machine works.
>> Also it overwrote /etc/conf.d/hostname setting the hostname to
>> localhost, and the new version had no /etc/init.d/net.lo which means
>> /etc/conf.d/net doesn't work any more for openrc style static networking.
>> Switching to the stable branch didn't change anything... they have the
>> same packages. Reverting to the previous eudev and openrc packages fixed it.
> oh and btw, synergy allows me to have mouse+keyboard control, just the
> regular mouse+keyboard doesn't work.
> And to downgrade to fix it I basically did this (which may be specific
> to my system, depending on conflicts, etc.):
> cd /var/cache/pacman/pkg
> pacman -R cgmanager-openrc consolekit-openrc
> pacman -U openrc-core-0.18-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
> *-openrc-20150611-1-any.pkg.tar.xz eudev-3.1.4-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz

Interesting issues you post here. Did you do this?

pacman --noconfirm -Syu udev-openrc netifrc openrc-core

@artoo: Marcus, can you take a look at it?

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