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Re: X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10



Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 10:57 +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>> Jesse Keating wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 18:38 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>> Once more, your "F1 fetish" to me is a silly, avoidable change, whose
>>>> only feature it is to break documentations, habits and to add further
>>>> hassle.  A completely superfluous change.
>>> As noted multiple times on this thread, the change prevents the
>>> multi-second monitor refresh issues when mode is changed by vt switches.
>> The flicker / resync delay comes from the *mode switch*, not the *vt
>> switch*.  And, no, a vt switch does *not* imply a mode switch.
> 
> The resync delay, yes.  If there is a mode switch, then that'll take
> time.
> 
> However, just plain vt switch _does_ paint the whole screen.  If you're
> trying to crossfade from plymouth to gdm, then you want to not clear to
> black before starting X, which means you can't change vt.

Read the mail again.  All of it.  Last paragraph suggests to run
plymouth on tty7 to keep the cross-fading effect.

thanks,
  Gerd


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