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Re: X and runlevels



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> 
> Isn't ctrl-alt-F[1-6] good enough to get into console mode? In what
> circumstances whould you not want X to start up on boot if you had
> installed a *dm?
> 

	In the circumstance when you are serving a flock of dumb clients 
from a single machine. NCD Xterms for example. In this case you *NEED* a *dm 
running with network access turned on but the machine itself may not even have 
a video.
	This setup is a small percentage of the installed base but it does 
exist and is used.

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Anton R. Ivanov ARI2-RIPE
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