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Old 09-12-2005, 05:28 AM   #1
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Question Editing inittab in FC4 so it stays in console mode?

Here's My inittab file:
# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by RHS are:
# 0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
# 1 - Single user mode
# 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
# 3 - Full multiuser mode
# 4 - unused
# 5 - X11
# 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)

# System initialization.

l0:0:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 0
l1:1:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 1
l2:2:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 2
l3:3:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 3
l4:4:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 4
l5:5:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 5
l6:6:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 6

ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now

pf:owerfail:/sbin/shutdown -f -h +2 "Power Failure; System Shutting Down"

pr:12345owerokwait:/sbin/shutdown -c "Power Restored; Shutdown Cancelled"

1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty1
2:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty2
3:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty3
4:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty4
5:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty5
6:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty6

# Run xdm in runlevel 5
x:5nce:/etc/X11/prefdm -nodaemon

I should note that i'm trying to get out of using gdm to start up Looking glass in session mode. Any Idea how to set it up so Fedora stays in runlevel 3?
Old 09-12-2005, 05:44 AM   #2
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id:5:initdefault: << change the 5 to a 3 and save the file.


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