On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 07:54 +0200, Benjamin Mesing wrote: > On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 19:30 +0300, Meelis Roos wrote: > > JFSP> - Separate runlevels: 2 for multi, no net, 3 for multi no X, 4 for X, 4=5 > > > > Why? Display manager as a normal service that can be started and stopped > > like other services is very natural. No need to confuse the users with > > more runlevels since there's not much point in differentiating them > > nowadays. > Two points come to my mind. > 1. in case your X-Config is broken booting in runlevel 3 offers a > nice way to fix this Debian already has a nice way to fix this -- if X doesn't start it tries a couple of times and then disables itself and offers to show you the log or drop you to a login prompt. I don't know if this functionality is from the X packages or from gdm etc. but it is a much better solution than the band aid offered by run-levels... Ian. -- Ian Campbell Ignorance is when you don't know anything and somebody finds it out.
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