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Old 03-17-2003, 05:50 PM   #1
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startx upon boot redhat8.0


After installing Redhat 8.0 last night, the system hung while configuring X and ultimately I killed X which caused it to reboot. I ran redhat-config-xfree86 once it rebooted and got X up and running but now how do I set it up to automatically boot into init 5 and start X? Sorry if there's any semantic mishaps here.
 
Old 03-17-2003, 06:20 PM   #2
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Edit /etc/inittab and change the default runlevel to 5.
 
Old 03-17-2003, 08:35 PM   #3
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Thanks, Aussie. Unfortunately, I am on my 5 or 6th reload of my fileserver. I'm trying to find a nice easy to use distro for Samba, caching nameserver, and a shared drive for my home network. I was using Libranet upgraded to Debian testing but I got tired of trying to upgrade to KDE 3.1. I've tried Redhat 8.1 beta and it had too many problems, Redhat 8.0's problems are documented in this thread, and I'm installing Mandrake 9.1 RC2 right now. SUSE 8.1 drove me crazy trying to upgrade to KDE 3.1 so I'm waiting for 8.2.
 
  


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