F13 beta i686: Plymouth (?) spamming syslog with gdm messages

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Apr 20 14:55:17 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 09:18 +0100, Renato Caldas wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 9:37 PM, Tom Horsley <horsley1953 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:29:57 -0400
> > Al Dunsmuir wrote:
> >
> >> One  thing  I  noted  while debugging a bind issue is that there are a
> >> *lot* of syslog messages related to GDM.
> >
> > Yea, in fact my messages file is 1/2 gdm spew and 1/2 everything
> > else (actually measured by filtering out all the gdm debug
> > messages and comparing the sizes).
> >
> > I doubt it is plymouth, it is probably gdm itself. Once you are
> > logged in gdm has nothing to do till you log out again.
> I've asked this question before in a plymouth/gdm bug thread. Adam
> Williamson replied that the debug messages were turned on in order to
> debug that particular problem. Since the problem is long solved, it
> may be the case that the developer forgot to turn them off again..


* Thu Mar 25 2010 Ray Strode <rstrode at redhat.com> 0.8.1-2
- Add debug statements to help debug transition

(in the plymouth changelog)

I'll ask Ray if he should turn them off again.
Adam Williamson
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