start X in background without it taking over the console?
christopher-ml at telting.org
Wed May 11 10:36:26 UTC 2011
On 05/11/2011 03:10, C. P. Ghost wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Chris Telting
> <christopher-ml at telting.org> wrote:
>> I know this isn't strictly a Freebsd question.
>> I want to start up X in the background without it taking over the console.
>> I want to switch over to it manually when I press alt-F9.
> Why not start if from another terminal? Say, press alt-F2, login there,
> and then startx. Then, alt-F1 remains free.
> Or perhaps use x11-servers/xorg-vfbserver.
I already do... I'm want to automate it. Every other virtual screen
terminal can start without grabbing the console, I don't want X to
either. I do development and I suffer crashes. I want to do work while
it boots up for a couple minutes and I'm tired of manually switching
back to text mode. It's gets annoying the 200th time.
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