Bug 120000 - Why not have GUI for text mode like SuSE Linux
Summary: Why not have GUI for text mode like SuSE Linux
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rhgb (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jonathan Blandford
QA Contact: Bill Nottingham
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2004-04-04 23:56 UTC by Jones Lee
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-04-16 18:16:18 UTC
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Description Jones Lee 2004-04-04 23:56:20 UTC
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Description of problem:
In SuSE Linux, while booting, there is a GUI layout (very nice). I 
think it'd better if FC has one like SuSE. In FC, initial process 
loading are still in normal black and white mode, then the GUI boot 
up, can't be it all GUI?

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1. Boot the machine

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Comment 1 Moritz Barsnick 2004-04-13 08:02:59 UTC
Have you tried "rhgb"? I think all you need to do is install the rhgb 
package and set a kernel parameter "rhgb" in your bootloader (i.e. 

(Disclaimer: It should be easy as that, but I haven't tried myself.)


Comment 2 Jones Lee 2004-04-14 14:21:58 UTC
yes, I did use rhgb but some still are monochrome mode.

Comment 3 Jonathan Blandford 2004-04-16 18:16:18 UTC
We boot with quiet, and start rhgb really early on.  Starting a
graphical mode much earlier than that is basically infeasable.  I'm
not really sure that there's much we want to do here.

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