If you are using an initrd without the
udev hook, mounting of additional LVM partitions will fail during boot. Add
udev to your mkinitcpio hooks and rebuild the initrd.
-- Ronnyyy (talk) 19:50, 6 June 2012 (UTC)
Display manager fails to load with fast SSD
I was having a problem with my display manager (LXDM) not loading on my laptop, which has a Sandisk Extreme SSD. Xorg.log would show errors like "No screens found."
I eventually figured out that the problem was that my computer was booting so fast that KMS didn't have enough time to kick in before X was started. I solved by adding the KMS driver (i915 in my case) to the initramfs.
- This is a general problem that needs to be solved in the display manager. GDM already implements the bits for the CanGraphical flag.
a reboot using systemd is necessary before enabling services, which isn't mentioned in the installation overview. I've added it, but if I'm incorrect on this feel free to revert it and (for my benefit) explain.
-- Limescout (talk) 04:07, 9 September 2012 (UTC)
- No need reboot for enabling services.
- -- Unikum (talk) 10:03, 9 September 2012 (UTC)
The example script "example.sh" only works with a "#!/bin/sh" in the first line. Because this is my first post in the wiki, I have put this here for being savety.
- fixed, thanks. btw, in the future please add you signature on talk pages by writing ~~~~ . 65kid (talk) 20:00, 12 September 2012 (UTC)
Confusion in new Installation section
See [mixed systemd/initscripts] which teaches that to run a mixed systemd/initscripts setup, one should install systemd-sysvcompat but doing this will remove initscripts.
% sudo pacman -S systemd-sysvcompat resolving dependencies... looking for inter-conflicts... :: systemd-sysvcompat and sysvinit are in conflict. Remove sysvinit? [y/N] y :: systemd-sysvcompat and initscripts are in conflict. Remove initscripts? [y/N] n error: unresolvable package conflicts detected error: failed to prepare transaction (conflicting dependencies) :: systemd-sysvcompat and initscripts are in conflict