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Re: X and runlevels

On Mon, Sep 04, 2000 at 11:30:06AM +0200, Per Lundberg wrote:

> >>>>> "EB" == Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> writes:
>     EB> perhaps because in the default configuration there is no
>     EB> display manager, and thus no automatic runage of X.
> Sure. But whenever you install something that gets you a display
> manager, your system will boot up in X. To get it to boot up in
> console mode, you have to manually remove the symlinks in your
> runlevel's script directory. The next time you update the display
> manager, you'll have to do this again. It is not really convenient.

There seems to be a widespread misunderstanding of update-rc.d's behavior on
this issue, no matter how many times it is rehashed on this list.  Perhaps it
needs to be more prominently documented?

 - mdz

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