Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 739179
plymouth -> X hand-off is muffed in F16 Beta RC1
Last modified: 2013-02-13 16:44:37 EST
In F16 Beta RC1, X comes up for the first time on tty2; tty1 shows the end of the boot messages and does not have a login prompt. tty3 is the first usable text console.
After one restart of X, tty1 still shows the boot log, tty2 shows a blinking cursor and nothing more, tty3 has X, and tty4 is the first usable text console.
I haven't tried starting up, logging in to tty3, *then* triggering an X restart to see if it kills what's happening on tty3, but it seems like it might.
Beta blocker, per criterion "When booting a system installed without a graphical environment, or when using a correct configuration setting to cause an installed system to boot in non-graphical mode, the system should provide a working login prompt without any unintended user intervention when boot is complete, and all virtual consoles intended to provide a working login prompt should do so".
actually, as this is X-plymouth handoff, it doesn't infringe that criterion. phew. still worth looking at, propose for NTH instead.
note I tested the above with live, it may or may not be the same on an installed system.
Discussed in the 2011-09-16 blocker review meeting. Rejected as NTH for Fedora 16 beta since the symptoms aren't that serious and it's a little close to beta release to be taking in a fix for this.
Accepted as NTH for Fedora 16 final because it would be nice to have this fixed as it isn't behaving as expected.
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