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

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Sat Dec 17 10:52:52 CET 2011

Am 17.12.2011 02:26, schrieb Maarten Vanraes:
> 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" ?
Couldn't they be socket-activated which is one of the killer features
of systemd? Like with cups after Lennarts patches, which now only
starts 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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