"Alan Su" <email@example.com> writes:
> "Brian V Bonini" wrote (Thu, 11 Dec 1997 14:28:59 -0500 ):
> |>What I need to do is somehow stop xdm at boot up (I'm booting Linux from a
> |>floppy) so I can get access to the console as root and delete the
> |>.xsession file that resides in /root. Please HELP........
> |> Thanks
> |> -Brian, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> Why don't you just log in with your user account and su to or even
> login as root? You can also wait for the X server to start up and
> then hit Ctrl-alt-f1 to get to a console...
I could add to this that in order to stop xdm from starting up at boot
time, you need to edit the file /etc/X11/config (as root). Change the
line "start-xdm" to "no-start-xdm".
- Sten Anderson
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