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Re: Graphical boot isn't so graphical



On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 14:09, Anthony Joseph Seward wrote:
> Just go to console 1 during the graphical boot.  The text stuff is still
> there.
> 
> Tony

Oh yeah, I forgot, I did that and my computer didn't go into X.  I
haven't had that problem since then, but I've only tried booting one
more time...  (I'm a little surprised it's on screen 1 (ctrl-alt-F8). 
why not screen 0, then kill it b4 starting whatever kind of screen X is
configured to use?)

> 
> On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 11:39, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> > On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 00:29, Thomas Corriher wrote:
> > 
> > > Benjamin Vander was correct.  It is the graphical booting which is 
> > > more likely to cause boot problems, or allow serious problems to go 
> > > unnoticed during the boot process.  It is a bad design decision 
> > > from a technical perspective.  However, it is good marketing and 
> > > seems more welcoming to newbies.  I guess it is all a matter of 
> > > priorities.  I suppose as long as RH makes reconfiguring it 
> > > reasonably easy, then this is not a major problem for anyone.
> > It's not too bad - if your system crashed, during the next boot sequence
> > your partitions would not be cleanly unmounted and rhgb would not be
> > triggered.
> > 
> > Guess I'll have to start making it a habit of booting into runlevel 3
> > after making changes, e.g. after adding services...
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Michel
> > 
> > 
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