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Re: some feedback on fedora 10



On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:22 PM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
> Lonni J Friedman wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:57 AM, Rahul Sundaram
>> <sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Tom Horsley wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 17:37:34 -0800
>>>> Russell Miller <duskglow gmail com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> 4)  KMS seems cool, but it doesn't work on my card, so it falls back to
>>>>> a
>>>>> lame progress bar on the bottom of the screen.  Can we be a little more
>>>>> informative than that?  It didn't even tell me I could press escape, I
>>>>> had
>>>>> to figure that out on my own.
>>>>
>>>> Wait, is this the boot time "plymouth" stuff you are talking about?
>>>> All I've ever seen on any system was a lame progress bar (3 colors,
>>>> but still lame). I've really wondered what all the plymouth hoopla
>>>> was about. It can sometimes do more than a progress bar? (Not that
>>>> I care much, one of the first things I always do is remove the rhgb
>>>> option so I can actually see information on the screen if something
>>>> goes wrong).
>>>
>>> Read the release notes. You can use vga=ask or vga=0x380 for any system
>>> to
>>> get a framebuffer based progress bar. Removing rhgb is unnecessary since
>>> it
>>> automatically shows any errors if and when it happens. For more details
>>> on
>>> Plymouth, refer
>>>
>>> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=fedora_plymouth&num=1
>>> (video included)
>>>
>>> http://fedoramagazine.wordpress.com/2008/10/21/interview-fedora-10s-better-startup/
>>
>> I think you're missing the point. Not everyone wants Fedora to be a
>> shiny happy Microsoft Windows clone.  Not everyone wants X.
>
> You didn't even read the references I guess.

You guessed wrong.  They have nothing to do with the fact that some
people don't want a GUI boot process.


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