Title xf86OpenConsole: Cannot open virtual console 1 (Permission denied)
Priority bug Status chatting
Superseder Nosy List jkk
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Created on 2015-10-23.12:58:36 by jkk, last changed 2015-10-25.18:54:14 by mika.

msg5594 (view) Author: mika Date: 2015-10-25.18:54:14
This is
msg5593 (view) Author: mika Date: 2015-10-23.20:39:24

Thanks for your bug report, I've just verified this with
grml64-full_sid_build1390.iso, seems to be some recent change that hit
Debian/unstable. :( Any further hints/debugging is highly welcome.

msg5592 (view) Author: jkk Date: 2015-10-23.12:58:36

after start  when I choose 'x' I get only this:

 │ Welcome to grml-quickconfig                                │
 │ Press a highlighted key to perform an action, or press     │
 │ Return or q to go back to the shell.                       │
 │ You can connect with SSH to:                  │
 │ The password for user root/grml is: password               │
 │ Set keyboard layout (grml-lang): de at ch es us            │
 │ Configure network (grml-network)                           │
 │ -> Configure ethernet card directly (netcardconfig)        │
 │ Show information about Grml (grml-info)                    │
 │ Start x (grml-x)                                           │
 │ Install Debian to hard disk (grml-debootstrap)             │

Press a key: x
Running Command su grml -c grml-x
Starting X: ['startx', '/home/grml/.xinitrc', '--']

_XSERVTransmkdir: Owner of /tmp/.X11-unix should be set to root

X.Org X Server 1.17.2
Release Date: 2015-06-16
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 4.2.0-1-amd64 x86_64 Debian
Current Operating System: Linux wildwuchs 4.1.0-1-grml-amd64 #1 SMP Debian
4.1.7-1+grml.1 (2015-09-13) x86_64
Kernel command line:
d/boot/grml64full/initrd.img boot=live apm=power-off vga=791 nomce
64-full_sid.squashfs  boot=live
netconfig=http://nas/tftpboot/grml64sid/conf/config.tbz nobeep noeject noprompt
noblank keyboard
=us xkeyboard=us tz=Europe/*** hostname ssh=password
Build Date: 06 October 2015  07:27:47AM
xorg-server 2:1.17.2-3 (
Current version of pixman: 0.33.2
        Before reporting problems, check
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/home/grml/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri Oct 23
09:49:57 2015
(==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
Fatal server error:
(EE) xf86OpenConsole: Cannot open virtual console 1 (Permission denied)
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
 for help.
(EE) Please also check the log file at "/home/grml/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log"
for additional information.
(EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.

Switch to other consoles via alt-F<number> keys.

Happy hacking!     

When I issue startx as root there is no issue.

cat /etc/grml_live_version
# This file has been generated by grml-live.
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