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Old 04-06-2004, 05:00 AM   #1
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How To Edit My /etc/inittab To Boot Into VGA console mode (non-X)


Exactly how many lines (and which) need to be configured? I am tempted to change this line by replacing the 5 with 3:

id:5:initdefault:

but I don't know if that is all to it.
 
Old 04-06-2004, 05:06 AM   #2
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if you want to load the X server then put 5 instead of 3, or give
#startx
 
Old 04-06-2004, 07:31 AM   #3
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Thanks, you had the right idea.

Technically, I was asking to change FROM 5 to 3, but I got the point. Thanks.
 
Old 04-06-2004, 08:06 AM   #4
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Or in RH9 just type init 3 as root in a terminal and it'll kill X and dump you in runlevel 3.
 
  


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