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Old 11-22-2002, 06:26 AM   #1
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RH 7.3 starts in text mode, GUI selected

Install went fine, GUI present until I did a shutdown and restart. Came up in text mode. 2 Q's. Q1- How do I fix and Q2- Why
Old 11-22-2002, 06:40 AM   #2
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Hey this may be a rookie reply because i am a rookie.

But check in /etc/inittab file and where it says:


if you want to start in gui or X11 environment set it to 5. Should be run level descriptions in the file which are self explanatory.
Old 11-22-2002, 12:32 PM   #3
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I had the problem once and that came from the video drivers. X couldn't start because the drivers were not the good one.


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