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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

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