Originally Posted by davelaser
Besides I think there are more important things the nvidia devs could be working on right now than a pretty boot menu (same goes for the open source devs actually).
I think it's disgraceful that even now it's STILL impossible on any driver with any configuration to get proper synced video while compositing is turned on. It's doing my head in having to switch back to metacity every time I want to watch a video
Kernel mode-setting is much more than simply having a pretty boot menu, it allows (among other things) VT switching and user switching without having the mode-setting passed between the Xorg driver and the console driver (that tends to be buggy).
For more info about this, read http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_2...a6479aa99b65f6