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Re: Inittab runlevel problem

Le 12366ième jour après Epoch,
als1140@cs.rit.edu écrivait:

> Hi,
> I have two problems. First, when X starts, I am taken to the GDM login
> screen, but my keyboard or mouse arent recognized.I will come to this
> later.
> But initially, when I boot up, Im not able to go the virtual terminal
> login screen. After booting, x starts and up comes the GNOME login screen
> and since no input from keyboard/mouse is recognized , I cant do much.
> Somebody sugggested, setting the run level to 2 in the /etc/inittab file.
> I did check its contents and it is 2. While boot up, it does show ;
> INIT : Entering runlevel: 2. But after booting is complete , GNOME
> screen comes up.How can I fix this,so that I stay at the
> virtual terminal screen, without having to press Alt F1 ?

Runlevels are distro dependants. Debian default is 2. Red Hat, for
example is 2->text login, 3->[x|g|?]dm graphic login.

Try to boot in single user (at prompt, type "linux single" or
"whatever single" depending your kernel name).

Then remove in /etc/rc2.d the link to ?dm ...

You can use rm, or better is update-rc.d ... But rm works good because
it's only a symlink.

Then you can "init 2" to go into your runlevel.

For your kbd/mouse problem, post your xfree log, and your XF86Config
(or XF86Config-4) file.

You will be winged by an anti-aircraft battery.

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