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Old 10-09-2001, 12:35 AM   #1
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Unhappy how to start gdm at boot?


how do I get gdm to start automatically on boot?
 
Old 10-09-2001, 04:03 AM   #2
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change the line in /etc/inittab

# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by RHS are:
# 0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
# 1 - Single user mode
# 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
# 3 - Full multiuser mode
# 4 - unused
# 5 - X11
# 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
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id:5:initdefault:

it's that last 5 that defines it, yours should be set to 3 i'd guess
 
Old 10-09-2001, 04:06 PM   #3
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No that is what mine is set to. The problem is when I use XWin32 my linuxbox does not show up for a XDMCP query until I telnet to it and run gdm
 
Old 10-09-2001, 04:43 PM   #4
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what's that got to do with your first question? :-s

well, as far as xwin32 goes, i've no idea.
does gdm start on the machine itself? i guess you could just add the command to /etc/rc.local or something
 
Old 10-09-2001, 08:24 PM   #5
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I think i have it figured out. Your previous post helped thanks what I need to do is have the default window manager be gnome. I think if I change that everything will be cool. Thanks again.
 
  


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