Re: Need Configuration help for 3.0r2 on Rev A iMac
On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, Derrik Pates wrote:
> Nathanael Hasbrouck wrote:
> >>Just avoid installing GDM/KDM/XDM.
> > Or boot into runlevel 2. 'man inittab' again. :^)
> Um, unless you explicitly use update-rc.d to change the runlevels that
> GDM/XDM/KDM/whatever is started and stopped in, it's started by default
> in all multi-user runlevels on Debian (that's 2, 3, 4 and 5). Only Red
> Hat (and SuSE, and Mandrake, and other RH-derived distros) follow in
> that tradition - and that's because they actually run the display
> manager through an inittab entry.
That's correct. Of course, you realize that this is one thing on which Debian
is not standards-compliant? :)
Martin-Éric Racine, ICT Consultant