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Old 02-07-2006, 05:05 AM   #1
gn00kie
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How to change RHEL to boot in text mode


Hi guys,we have a server which boots by default in GUI mode. My question is how to make it boot in text mode? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-07-2006, 05:20 AM   #2
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you probably need to set your default run level.

there will be a line in /etc/inittab that will say something linke

init:4:initdefault:

i dont know red hat but this needs to be changed to 3 on most system to not go gui. alternatively you could disable the rc.script that starts the x server. somewhere in /etc/rc.???. i will get called at whatever is the default run level.

You need to understand run levels in linux/unix, its very important....
 
Old 02-07-2006, 05:31 AM   #3
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thanks for the prompt reply. : )
 
  


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