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Re: Reasons to preseve X on tty7



Dan Nicholson (dbn lists gmail com) said: 
> It is certainly getting complex, but the current setup is not robust.
> Even if you take away the "I always want getty on tty1" pref, how do
> you handle the case when the display manager is not gdm? Just have
> nothing running on tty1? Because, init currently will not start a
> getty on tty1 in runlevel 5 in any situation.
> 
> > There's still the issue of what to do with respect to stopping sometihng
> > on a current tty that GDM is using, if there is something there.
> 
> You mean the `telinit 3' from runlevel 5 case? I'm not following exactly.

Further testing with this is giving me some bizarre errors and hangs
relating to VT switching that don't happen with this patchset backed
out. Unless I can track those down, I can't really recommend using
it.

Bill


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