[Mageia-dev] ANN: X11 now starts on tty1

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Sat Dec 17 02:26:41 CET 2011

Op zaterdag 17 december 2011 02:03:55 schreef Colin Guthrie:
> 'Twas brillig, and Maarten Vanraes at 17/12/11 00:50 did gyre and gimble:
> > how does this relate to multiple sessions? if it starts at tty1 and next
> > session starts at tty2 and so forth, were are the textbased tty's then?
> 2nd session starts on tty7 (i.e. the next available tty). Not exactly
> super intuitive I agree so open to suggestions here... i.e. one option
> would be to only start txt ttys on 7 & 8 (two should be enough right?)
> leaving tty 1 through 6 for graphical logins.

if could be nice if they were "on-demand" ?
> > what happens if X doesn't start on tty1 and tries to fall back to
> > console? will we have a black screen?
> Dunno about that one. We could maybe start a getty automatically on tty1
> if this happens... will have to test how this would work in practice.

would be nice to know what happens...

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