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

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 18 05:35:13 CET 2011

Anssi Hannula wrote:
> 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?


Also, what happens when you boot to multi-user.target instead of graphical.target?

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