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Re: Reasons to preseve X on tty7



Dan Nicholson (dbn lists gmail com) said: 
> Oh, very good point. Let's try again. In the attached patch, all the
> logic is handled in event.d/prefdm. In particular, when we want to
> spawn a getty on tty1, we use initctl to emit a new event
> "tty1-getty". This also includes some logic to try to make sure that
> the display manager is gdm before assuming that it will be able to
> start on tty1.
> 
> What do you think?

It's still problematic in that whichever vt you run telinit from will
get gdm, which may not be tty1. (Also, it's just getting a little complex
overall.)

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.

Bill


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