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Old 04-20-2009, 03:34 PM   #1
Moonman
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Control tty7 or get to outstanding prompt for X config?


I am logged onto a server remotely and changing some X settings. I see that there is a prompt on tty7:

root 3220 3199 0 13:18 ? 00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gdmopen -l /bin/sh -c /etc/gdm/XKeepsCrashing -noopen

root 3221 3220 0 13:18 tty7 00:00:00 /bin/sh /etc/gdm/XKeepsCrashing -noopen

root 3282 3221 0 13:18 tty7 00:00:00 /usr/bin/whiptail --yesno Failed to start the X server (your graphical interface). It is likely that it i

Is there a way to get control of that prompt?

It is a FC6 box.

Thanks,
 
Old 04-22-2009, 05:11 AM   #2
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I am not sure what you exactly mean. The lines you posted are taken from tty7? In that case it is set to log computer activity.

What appears on each console is controlled via /etc/inittab.
 
  


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