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

Anssi Hannula anssi at mageia.org
Sat Dec 17 16:27:36 CET 2011

On 16.12.2011 20:16, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Hi
> Just in case you didn't notice, X11 now starts on tty1 by default.
> So if you want a text login shell, make sure you go to tty2!
> I've not actually updated it for sysvinit now I think about it, so I'll
> have to update the default inittab, but the principle is the same. We
> want X there, not a login.

I wonder why that is needed...

If it is to prevent flickering when switching tty1->tty7, can't we just
e.g. make the kernel use tty7 by default if needed?

Anssi Hannula

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