since some resent upgrades of my Debian testing/bullseye distribution, my user gets logged out while in sleep-mode (lid closed).

  Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux bullseye/sid
            Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-5-686-pae
      Architecture: x86

I'm using Gnome 3 desktop:

GNOME Shell 3.30.2

does anyone know how to fix this or which package is responsible for this behavior?

  • Just logged out or does the machine maybe shutdown instead of suspending? I've had a similar issue on my Arch for a few months now.
    – terdon
    Aug 5, 2019 at 8:30
  • @terdon no it is not shutdown, it takes a view seconds and I get back to the login window. The machine does not go through the whole boot process again.
    – nath
    Aug 5, 2019 at 15:57
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    when this happened to me on some older software, it meant XWayland crashed (which gnome-shell treats as fatal). in my case it was SIGBUS which is not logged by the kernel, unlike SIGSEGV. So, you can look in your kernel logs (journalctl _TRANSPORT=kernel), but if that is not helpful I would recommend installing the systemd-coredump package and trying again.
    – sourcejedi
    Aug 6, 2019 at 8:15
  • @sourcejedi do I need the logout happen before doing the coredump?
    – nath
    Aug 6, 2019 at 15:07
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    Yes. 1) install systemd-coredump 2) put your computer to sleep and see that the unwanted "logout" bug happens 3) to start with, look in the overall system log e.g. journalctl --since=-15minutes, or journalctl -b (all logs from current boot). A coredump should not be too hard to find in the log, because journalctl highlights errors in red, also coredumpd tries to log a backtrace which will be several lines long. And to just list coredumps, use coredumpctl.
    – sourcejedi
    Aug 6, 2019 at 15:13


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