What is going to happen to systems that fallback automatically to X11 after an update?

So, with talk to deprecate X11 in favor of Wayland, I’m starting to worry that my system will be rendered unbootable if a specific update happens to throw an error. I don’t know which error it could be, but in other similar threads I saw this: gkr-pam: unable to locate daemon control file
and I happen to have this error in my logs.

I don’t know if this is the actual error that causes this fallback, as I only saw it in this forum post: https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/wayland-wont-start-after-update-of-gnome-40-x11-is-loaded-instead/78225

However what seems to ‘fix’ the error (whatever it may be) is a simple restart of the system. I do not know how to troubleshoot this issue so if anyone has any pointers to where I could start I appreciate it

If it is of note, I am using a NVIDIA Optimus laptop

When using that gpu it is recommended that you enable the 3rd party repos within the gnome software app, then from a command line run sudo dnf install akmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-cuda to install the nvidia drivers to properly support and utilize the newer nvidia cards. If you rely on the default FOSS nouveau driver for nvidia cards you miss out on a lot of features, including hardware acceleration of graphics.

There is talk of deprecating X11, but it has not reached that stage yet since wayland is still new enough that it still does not support everything 100%. It seems to be improving, but still not there.

Weird. I already have these packages installed as I install them from a handy install script (together with all the RPMFusion goodies) . I guess we can’t troubleshoot if the problem is with the closed drivers.

Good to know it will not disappear in the near future, thanks for the info!

Gnome will soon drop x11 support, see GNOME Merge Requests Opened That Would Drop X.Org Session Support - Phoronix. Fedora will soon drop x11 support, see Issue #395: Evaluate our X11 session offering - fedora-workstation - Pagure.io and Fedora 40 Looks To Offer KDE Plasma 6 Desktop, Drop The KDE X11 Session - Phoronix, but yes, right now it’s still supported by Fedora.

Please ignore this message. Everybody who have gnome-keyring-pam installed gets this message.

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