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# 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)
I had the same problem. I think its actually the mouse driver that appears even in text mode. Its one of the startup scripts, but I can't remember exactly which one I killed to get rid of it. Its one of the following:
gpm <-- I *THINK* it was this one
That's weird... gpm has nothing to do with X... X has its own mouse driver. gpm is for console (text mode) mouse operations.
One more thing... I have RH7.2 and I don't have the "SV:123456:respawn:/command/svscanboot" line... I am not sure what SV stands for, but in any case, you may want to check out the file /command/svscanboot. I have a RH7.2 installation (several boxes, actually) and I don't even have the /command directory/partition.
I've managed to shutdown KDM but it was more blind luck then anything else. Stopping nsflock did the trick. I'm not sure what nfslock does or did. Maybe someone can shed some light on that. However, NFS is Network Filesystem, which uses sunrpc (port 111), which coincidently was also tunred on by default. I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say KDM was turned to allow other computers w/ GUI's file share via sunrpc. BTW, the "sun" in sunrpc" comes from Sun Micosystem, who developed NFS. Just some useless information for ya.
As for the svscanboot script, I did find a path to /usr/X11R6, which I believe runs X windows, which brings us back to KDM. Do I sound like I know what I'm talking about. I hope so. Anyways, a big thank you to everyone for sticking through long thread. The mystery that is KDM has been solved...for now.