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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:26 pm    Post subject: [Solved] Plasma 5 upgrade and black screen Reply with quote

Hi all,

After Plasma 5 upgrade, Plasma doesn't to start and I get a black screen. There are only cursor and conky. I don't use use display manager but sys-apps/qingy with

/etc/X11/Sessions/PLASMA-5:

# Nvidia Optimus
xrandr --setprovideroutputsource modesetting NVIDIA-0
xrandr --auto

exec "/usr/bin/startkde"


Other information:

/etc/X11/xorg.conf:

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "layout"
    Screen 0 "nvidia"
    Inactive "intel"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier "nvidia"
    Driver "nvidia"
    BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier "nvidia"
    Device "nvidia"
    Option "AllowEmptyInitialConfiguration"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier "intel"
    Driver "modesetting"
    BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier "intel"
    Device "intel"
EndSection


Thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have the same in last 2 weeks and no idea how to fix it.

Have a look e also here:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-1038828-highlight-.html
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Plasma 5 upgrade and black screen Reply with quote

Please give more information about your system, especially anything that might be fancy about your setup. Apart from Optimus, of which I have no knowledge.

Javaskit wrote:
I don't use use display manager but sys-apps/qingy with

/etc/X11/Sessions/PLASMA-5:

# Nvidia Optimus
xrandr --setprovideroutputsource modesetting NVIDIA-0
xrandr --auto

exec "/usr/bin/startkde"

That doesn't look as if it is enough to startup a dbus/consolekit session, does it?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

genstorm wrote:

That doesn't look as if it is enough to startup a dbus/consolekit session, does it?


I added consolekit to default runlevel and this has solved the problem. Thank you.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Javaskit wrote:
genstorm wrote:

That doesn't look as if it is enough to startup a dbus/consolekit session, does it?


I added consolekit to default runlevel and this has solved the problem. Thank you.


Java


What did you do step-by-step?

root #/etc/init.d/consolekit start
and
rc-update add consolekit default
??
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