Reasons to preseve X on tty7
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Wed Oct 29 08:09:55 UTC 2008
On 29.10.2008 08:40, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 9:36 PM, Dax Kelson
>> * With the current rawhide behavior, what happens when you combine > this with fast user switching?
>> The first user's desktop is on tty1, and then
>> is the second desktop is on tty7, and the third on tty8? I tried to test
>> this in my lab but I suspect video driver problems (radeon) because > my test machine would lock up.
> I can confirm... second user's gdm login appears on vt7.
> But is this actually a problem? All the UI elements for screen locking
> and logging out provide a switch user option back to the first user. I
> never needed to use the vt1 or vt7 short cut keys. The gui is self
> consistent with regard to user switching regardless of what vts are
> used. [...]
I hereby propose we add a Checkbox (¹) "Old-School Linux user" somewhere
to anaconda; users that want to preserve the traditional behavior for
this and other things (like "show grub by default") can then just check
that to get the old behavior.
P.S.: You wonder if I meant that serious? I'm not sure myself. I think
the answer is: A little bit maybe ;-)
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