Fwd: Graphical Shutdown

Yaakov Nemoy loupgaroublond at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 18:23:52 UTC 2007

On 9/17/07, Adam Jackson <ajackson at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-15 at 13:18 +0100, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
> > Not sure if this is the relevant list, but...is there any possibility
> > of F8 having a graphical shutdown? Perhaps even just a non-verbose
> > shutdown mode? It's just my humble opinion, but I find it looks ugly
> > and breaks the experience a bit...
> We (Red Hat) haven't looked into that yet.  It's certainly a fine idea
> though.
> My mental model of this is that the X session just stays up until the
> computer actually halts, since it's not like the X server maintains any
> state that needs to get flushed to disk.  You might terminate all the
> other clients besides the session leader, and then throw up some
> animation so the user knows things are happening.
> But that's just a guess.  It would take some design first to make sure
> we think through the interactions.  At this stage of F8 it might be too
> late to fold this in before release, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't
> work on it.
> - ajax

What about going down into and coming back from hibernate?


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