Re: X boot not automatic SOLVED--
On Fri, 12 Sep 1997, Victor Torrico wrote:
> ------ Wildflower Hill, Head Waters, Virginia ------
> On 97/09/12 at 05:22 AM -0400, Victor Torrico wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Installed X from debian 1.31 CD.
> > Upon boot the screen comes up with the console login prompt. After I log
> > in the console and do a "/etc/init.d/xdm start" the X login window comes
> > up and X works fine after logging in.
> > What must be done to get X to come up automatically instead of stopping at
> > the console login prompt?
> The /etc/rc2.d/S99xdm symlink was missing. Made symlink in the /etc/rc2.d
> directory of "ln -s /etc/init.d/xdm S99xdm" and all was well.
The preferred method of creating these links is to use update-rc.d
(included in the dpkg package).
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