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Re: rhgb vs ?



On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 12:42 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> 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.

We're also missing the kernel modesetting bits.  Until that lands, the
plymouth text mode boot screen should work, but it's mostly a stub for
now.

Kristian



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