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Old 08-19-2003, 01:37 PM   #1
rstmn957
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starting x window


How do i setup slackware 9.0 to start x window automatically without have to startx manually.

Also, shutdown does not power off the machine, other distro used to power off my machine.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 01:47 PM   #2
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Edit your /etc/inittab file to boot to runlevel 4 instead of 3.

You need to make sure your running APM and APCI modules, etc for power managment features. Maybe try a search here or on google.com/linux for more details.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 02:28 PM   #3
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Change the line in /etc/inittab

id:3:initdefault:

to

id:5:initdefault:
 
Old 08-19-2003, 03:33 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by darthtux
Change the line in /etc/inittab

id:3:initdefault:

to

id:5:initdefault:
no, trickykid is right. in slack runlevel 4 boots to X. change it to id:4:initdefault:

<OT>
tricky: just noticed you're in Austin -- great place! i used to live there for a few years around 95-97, and i loved it. hope to make it back someday.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 03:34 PM   #5
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Hi! If you want your machine to poweroff automatically then open /etc/modules find the line with:
/sbin/modprobe apm
or something like that and uncomment that. I'm not at home right now but it should be in /etc/modules. Oh, and you can type:
modprobe apm
so that you wouldn't have to reboot for the module to load. Your PC should be able to poweroff automatically now. Hope this helped!
 
Old 08-19-2003, 04:51 PM   #6
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no, trickykid is right. in slack runlevel 4 boots to X. change it to id:4:initdefault:

<OT>
tricky: just noticed you're in Austin -- great place! i used to live there for a few years around 95-97, and i loved it. hope to make it back someday.


What is runlevel 5 in slackware?
 
Old 08-19-2003, 05:18 PM   #7
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Just what runlevel 4 is in RH. Unused.
 
  


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