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Old 10-18-2003, 02:45 PM   #1
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booting linux in simple command line

i have redhat 9 and when it boots up a graphical loginscreen shows up, is it possible to disable this and start linux in command so i can manully start X and KDE?
Old 10-18-2003, 02:49 PM   #2
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If you edit:

You should find a line that contains "initdefault" In that line there should be a "5" Just change that to a "3". If you want to choose what you boot to at the bootloader stage you can add another entry to your bootloader config and append the runlevel number as an argument to the kernel line:


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