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

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Sat Dec 17 11:01:24 CET 2011

Op zaterdag 17 december 2011 10:52:52 schreef Florian Hubold:
> 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?

that would be nice, but what if you do a rapid ctrl+alt+F2-F8, all your stuff 
will be tty, nothing left for sessions?

and what if you log into tty, and later log out again?

perhaps if it's not logged in or shown, it should disappear again, freeing up 
a spot for graphical sessions?

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