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Re: X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10



On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 4:40 AM, Dmitry Butskoy <buc odusz so-cdu ru> wrote:
>
> By the way, I cannot understand why gdm, when running before mingetty (for
> better startup speed), must be run on tty1 only. It seems that it should be
> possible to run it before, but cause it to use tty7.

It's not for speed, it's so there will be no VT switching when booting.

> It is insignificant for end users on what tty X run. But for other users, it
> is better to preserve compatibility with 10+ years.

Why is it significant what tty any program runs on? Isn't the
assumption that getty will be on tty1 just as faulty as the assumption
X will be on tty7?

--
Dan


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