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Old 06-05-2004, 08:48 AM   #1
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Question How to disable graphical startup on RedHat Enterprise 3 firstboot?


Hi,

My XServer configuration is broken and the system always start at firstboot in graphical mode. I canīt see anything in the screen.

How to disable graphical startup on RedHat Enterprise 3? Or, How to switch from graphical to console mode ?

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Old 06-05-2004, 09:10 AM   #2
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You can always hit CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE to get back to console mode. However, you want to edit your /etc/inittab file. Look for the line that looks like this:

id:5:initdefault:

Change that 5 to a 3. That should boot you into console mode.
 
Old 06-05-2004, 06:53 PM   #3
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Hi,

Thank you for your repsonse.

But, when I hit CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE nothing occour. System stay at FirstBoot Screen with broken screen resolution and I cannot read anything.
 
Old 06-05-2004, 07:07 PM   #4
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Hi,

I hit CTRL + ALT + F2 and login with console mode. After, I can restore a backup of /etc/X11/XF86Config file.
 
  


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