X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at redhat.com
Tue Oct 28 20:39:05 UTC 2008


Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Till Maas (opensource at till.name) said: 
>   
>> Imho then the kernel should be patched to start booting graphically using tty7 
>> and not tty1. Then you have no switching and do not disturb text-only 
>> machines.
>>     
>
> Having the kernel parse its own commandline for a runlevel (a concept that has
> nothing to do with the kernel, and doesn't even exist under some init systems)
> and then choosing to rearrange the tty init sequence based on that?
>
> I'll pass.
>
> Bill
>
>   
I don't think that's what he meant. I think he meant simply for tty7 to 
always be the active tty on boot. That's a bit easier to stomach.

--CJD




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