rhgb vs ?

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Fri Jun 6 16:42:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 12:37 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 11:30 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > I know rhgb is being removed and a quicker gdm login process is taking
> > over, or at least something is?  I updated my system to rawhide and saw
> > something replace rhgb?  What package is that and can it be involved in
> > the kernel options in grub like rhgb used to?
> The new package is plymouth[1] but all of the integration pieces haven't
> quite landed yet.  But starting to land bits in rawhide helps to make
> that easier, so the staging has begun.  rhgb or not in the kernel
> command line will likely continue to have an effect, although there's
> some hand-waving on my part right now with that :-)

Plymouth is actually in rawhide already. 
We just missing the mkinitrd bits to make use of it.
That will hopefully fall in place soon. 
We are aiming for a demoable new bootsequence by Fudcon.

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