Disabling graphical boot and starting applications early

Daniel Dalton daniel.dalton at iinet.net.au
Tue Dec 11 11:23:36 UTC 2012

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 07:01:06AM -0500, Tom H wrote:
> > Thanks. No idea if the boot is still graphical or not TBH. Which is
> > because I can not see it.
> Until I see some reliable documentation of these two settings, I'll
> maintain that they'll be discarded and the above is equivalent to
> You might also want to set "GRUB_TERMINAL=console" in
> "etc'default/grub" and run "update-grub".

Certainly - I've already got this. 

> > This leads to my second question?
> > The brltty daemon is starting far to late.
> > How to make this start as soon as the root fs is mounted?
> > I disabled brltty in /etc/default/brltty yet it is still starting.
> > So I have not even figured out where abouts it is being started.
> Theoretically, set "START_IN_INITRAMFS=true" and "RUN_BRLTTY=yes" in
> "/etc/default/brltty" and run "update-initramfs -u -k $(uname -r)".

Yes, that is correct, but I'm trying to get it to start earlier. On
debian it would start as soon as the root fs was mounted and the brltty
files were accessible. 

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