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Re: X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10



On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 10:36 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> 2008/10/28 Will Woods <wwoods redhat com>:
> > On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 17:07 -0400, Will Woods wrote:
> >> Hi folks,
> >>
> >> If you're running F10Beta/Rawhide, you may have noticed already, but I
> >> wanted to make sure everyone knows this is intentional:
> >>
> >> X HAS MOVED FROM VT7 TO VT1.
> >
> > OK look. If you absolutely cannot deal with this DRASTIC change in
> > behavior:
> >
> > 1) add "start on started prefdm" to /etc/event.d/tty1
> > 2) (GNOME) edit /etc/gdm/custom.conf and add
> >     FirstVT=7
> >   to the top of the file. Or:
> >   (KDE) edit /etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc and set
> >     ServerVTs=-7
> >     ConsoleTTYs=tty1,tty2,tty3,tty4,tty5,tty6
> > 3) Sigh contentedly at the restoration of your precious tradition.
> >
> > If you use runlevel 3 + startx, nothing has changed.
> 
> I don't think this is quite how it works in the plymouth/gdm new world
> order. Especially since newer gdm doesn't support FirstVT anymore.

Really? Because I *did* test it before sending mail, and it worked as
expected; X was on VT7 again. But maybe things are different when we
start right after plymouth..
..anyway, it's worth documenting how to change it back. 

This is probably a good time to mention that the Docs Project would
surely love help in documenting these sorts of changes for the release
notes:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject/ReleaseNotes/Process

-w

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