Re: Need Configuration help for 3.0r2 on Rev A iMac
Incoming from Colin Watson:
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 10:37:24AM +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> > 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? :)
> That's what you get when people invent standards after the fact based on
> only one tradition ...
Shooosh! Microsoft might be listening. :-)
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