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Old 03-16-2002, 08:10 AM   #1
mguzman
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Can you answer this question?


Hi,
I'm new to linux and I trying to get familiar with it, is a long process but I'm liking it. My question is : I have Nvidia drivers, I followed the instructions, but I'm stuck. " Before beginning, you should exit X server. In addition you should set your default run level so you will boot to console and not start up X "

Can someone tell mehow to do this? I'm using Red Hat 7.2
I have tried to search the documentation and I can't find any info on how to do this....

Thank you very much for your help.....
 
Old 03-16-2002, 09:17 AM   #2
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Edit /etc/inittab
After some lines with # in the beggining you'll se
id:5:initdefault:
Change 5 to 3 and reboot. You can proceed with driver installation. You'll start in text mode. To run X from it use startx command. After drivers are installed change this '3' back to '5'
 
Old 03-16-2002, 09:35 AM   #3
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Thank you Mara, I going to try it......

By the way I wanted to say thank you to whom ever runs this site and to the people that contribute to this site, like all the user that come here and try to help others like me, that are not very familliar with linux yet.....

Thank you very much !!!!!!!!!
 
  


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