X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10
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Tue Oct 28 13:31:37 UTC 2008
> Chuck Anderson wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 02:40:51PM +0300, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
>>> I hope it might be possible, by changing the order in upstart -- ie.
>>> first run mingetty, then gdm (as for years before). Perhaps also
>>> mingetty on tty1 ...
>>> By the way, I cannot understand why gdm, when running before mingetty
>>> (for better startup speed), must be run on tty1 only. It seems that it
>>> should be possible to run it before, but cause it to use tty7.
>>> It is insignificant for end users on what tty X run. But for other
>>> users, it is better to preserve compatibility with 10+ years.
>>> I can help to make changes for invoking X on tty7 instead of tty1 .
>> It seems an insignificant use case to keep compatibility with X on
>> tty7 compared to the benefits of progress--in this case one less VT
>> change on bootup means less flicker and faster bootup.
> I mean "X before console's tty" as well, but instead of "first X on
> tty1, then consoles on tty2-6", I propose "first X on tty7, then
> consoles on tty1-6". In other words, preserve both the compatibility and
> the faster bootup.
Heck, even just one tty can help with fixing X issues.
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