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Old 08-15-2002, 12:49 PM   #1
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Killing X ?


Hi,

I tried to kill X in order to install new graphic kernel (nvidia). But each time, it came back by itself !!

What can I do ?? Which deamon should I kill ???

Thx a lot... I will become crazy
 
Old 08-15-2002, 01:21 PM   #2
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Sounds like you have a graphical login set up.

Most distros you can type "init 3" as root to kill the graphical log in.
 
Old 08-16-2002, 12:00 PM   #3
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It was the solution

Thanks a lot !
 
Old 08-17-2002, 01:36 AM   #4
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Next time you could also try

killall X

Typing 'init 3' actually switches you into a command line runlevel...the end result is the same (X won't be running). It's an important distinction to know though.

Ryan
 
Old 08-17-2002, 04:50 AM   #5
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Most init scripts that I've encountered stick *DM on a loop, so if X dies it restarts after a couple of seconds. If that was the case then killing X would just have it spring back after a moment.
 
Old 08-17-2002, 04:59 AM   #6
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Happy birthday dorward!
 
Old 08-17-2002, 06:43 AM   #7
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Happy birthday dorward!
Thanks!
 
Old 08-17-2002, 08:53 AM   #8
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Thumbs up

Thank you everybody for your help.

I learn a lot on this forum.

PS: happy birthday dorward
 
  


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