When booting on my laptop, my display manager will not start unless I
systemctl start it manually. Instead, at boot-up, I get kicked to the command line… with no errors. I have tried gdm, lightdm, lxdm, and a couple TUI display managers - none of them work on startup.
I also tried removing both the display-manager.service and gdm.service, rebooting, and re-adding them. This doesn’t seem to change anything. Running
sudo systemctl status gdm reports that the service is “inactive and dead,” which sounds pretty scary to me.
Here’s a hw-probe that should include relevant logs for smarter users: HW probe of Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 1 ... #2298f934bd