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Re: [rhdiscuss] Re: Graphical boot

An upgrade is an upgrade... a reasonable comment, I think, by Chris.
And, in fact, I *did* do an upgrade.

I downloaded rhgb, and it *now* does a graphical boot. I probably prefer
seeing the raw text, but that's a separate issue. I think a graphical
boot option is a "plus".

One note...the install (upgrade) process *does* talk about the graphical
boot. I think it's a bit misleading to feature that when it's not there
"by default" with an upgrade. I have to think many, many people will be
doing upgrades rather than new installs.


On Tue, 2003-07-29 at 17:49, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-07-29 at 17:10, Chris Hillman wrote:
> > I experienced the same thing and have posted it in bugzilla (101192).  
> > If you're going to brag about it so much during the install, then 
> > install it :).  I also felt that since the upgrade modified 
> > /etc/sysconfig/init to say "GRAPHICAL = yes" that rhgb should definitely 
> > be installed.
> Remember, upgrading is exactly what it is, upgrading.  It doesn't
> (AFAICT) install extra packages, unless one of the upgraded packages has
> a dependency that must be met, therefore installs the package.  rhgb
> doesn't exist on 9, so it doesn't get installed.  And just because the
> /etc/sysconfig/init got updated, is only because it already existed and
> the new package included the graphical boot code.
Terry R Linhardt <linhardt swbell net>

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