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Does anyone know how I can get out of the X server. I am trying to install the nvidia drivers, but it tells me I am in the graphical user interface. I need to get to just the command prompt outside of X server. I know how to get into it (start x), but how do I get out? LOL
Thanks for answering my ?, however, when i type that in:
[chris@localhost ~]$ su
[root@localhost chris]# telinit 3
bash: telinit: command not found
[root@localhost chris]# ./telinit 3
bash: ./telinit: No such file or directory
That is what I get.
Also, what do I change in my inittab file?
here is it's contents:
# inittab This file describes how the INIT process should set up
# the system in a certain run-level.
# Author: Miquel van Smoorenburg, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
# Modified for RHS Linux by Marc Ewing and Donnie Barnes
# 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)
# System initialization.
# Trap CTRL-ALT-DELETE
ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now
# When our UPS tells us power has failed, assume we have a few minutes
# of power left. Schedule a shutdown for 2 minutes from now.
# This does, of course, assume you have powerd installed and your
# UPS connected and working correctly.
pf:owerfail:/sbin/shutdown -f -h +2 "Power Failure; System Shutting Down"
# If power was restored before the shutdown kicked in, cancel it.
pr:12345owerokwait:/sbin/shutdown -c "Power Restored; Shutdown Cancelled"
# Run gettys in standard runlevels
# Run xdm in runlevel 5
i got the drivers to install perfectly, but while the setup is installing, I get a message that says I have rivafb installed, and there is a known issue with having it and nvidia software. i didnt think much of it. I edited my X.org file replacing "nv" with "nvidia". Then, i rebooted. Upon restart, I typed in startx, and got a "NO DISPLAYS AVAILABLE". And I was back at the command prompt. Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong?