On Sat, Dec 19, 1998 at 02:31:41PM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote: > Hi, > > I'm having a rather strange problem with xdm/wdm. Upon > starting, it takes vt2, not vt7, as it should. In /etc/inittab I > have: > > 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty1 > 2:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty2 > 3:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty3 > 4:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty4 > 5:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty5 > 6:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty6 > > So the first virtual console available is 7. After boot, [xw]dm > starts, and takes vt2 (I switch back to vt1, and then to vt2, and > [xw]dm shows up). If I do /etc/init.d/xdm stop, and then > /etc/init.d/xdm start, it shows up on vt7. > > Ideas? Indeed. Booting through the runlevels, getty on vt1 spawns, then [xw]dm takes the next free (vt2). Later, the other five gettys spawn (if at runlevel 2 or 3). What you want to do is edit /etc/X11/[xw]dm/Xservers, and add 'vt7' at the end, as appropriate. And perhaps change the default runlevel. -- Robert Donn "I'm still bored. Give me something easy to hack on."
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