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Old 10-09-2003, 05:55 PM   #1
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remove startup to xwindow?


when my RH finish loading everything during the bootup, it would start strait into xwindow. does anyone which files can disable this?
 
Old 10-09-2003, 06:00 PM   #2
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ur default runlevel must be set to 5 for it to do this.
edit the /etc/inittab file to make it 2 or some.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 08:08 AM   #3
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I use Mandrake 9.0, and the way I did it was edit a line in /etc/inittab, where it read
id:5:initdefault:
I changed it to read
id:3:initdefault:
Read any comments above this line, yours may be different. Whatever you do, don't put in the number corresponding with "reboot", as the system will constantly reboot, requiring a start with your Linux emergency boot disc and a re-editing of the /etc/inittab file.
If you do it right, you'll wind up in console mode, just log in there.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 10:07 AM   #4
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Most distros use '0' for shutdown, '6' for reboot, and '3' for multiuser command-line. It's the runlevel for graphical login that varies the most from distro to distro.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 12:18 PM   #5
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i just commented out the place where i start xdm from inittab... but i use gentoo, did not come like that by default i had to PUT it in there so it's quite possible your soupose to do it diff
 
  


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