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Re: rhgb no more



On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Ray Strode <halfline gmail com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
>  One thing you will soon notice in F10 rawhide is that rhgb is no
>  longer around.  We've blocked it and plan on replacing it for F10.
>
>  This is a continuation of our "BetterStartup" feature from a few
>  Fedoras ago (I would post a link but the wiki seems to be down).  The
>  replacement for rhgb will be a mixture of two things:
>
>  1) Starting gdm as early as possible and fitting it to give boot
>  progress before asking for login.   This is somewhat in line with the
>  early-login prototype feature some of you may remember from several
>  fedora releases ago.
>
>  2) Hiding boot messages before gdm unless escape key is pressed.  For
>  graphics hardware that has drm modesetting, we'll be able to show some
>  sort of pretty graphics, and for everyone else we'll show a very
>  simple text mode progress.
>
>  Just a heads up,
>  Ray


How will this interact with non GDM greeters?


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