Re: X in startup
I usually rename just the (in my case kdm) /etc/init.d/xdm into
/etc/init.d/xdm.bak. It mkes a lot easier to bring everything back into the
/etc/init.d/xdm stop will shutdown xdm without rebooting.
On Mittwoch, 3. Januar 2001 11:40, David Turner wrote:
> nope doesnt disable X just prevents it from starting automatically as part
> of the INIT process of linux.
> read the article
> http://www.egroups.com/files/newbieDoc/runlevels-intro.html mentioned on
> this list earlier today for more info.
> so startx should work fine (if you have setup your config files properly)
> ps i dont know why my last posting appeared twice... is this my fault or a
> problem with list server????
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Xucaen [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 03 January 2001 17:25
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: X in startup
> does this disable X? what if you still want to
> run X from the command line using startx?
> (i'm asking because I don't have X installed
> right now, but will in a few weeks..)
> --- David Turner
> <DTurner@emis-support.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > after booting up press <ctrl><alt> F1 to go
> > into a console terminal.
> > logon as root.
> > cd /etc/rc2.d
> > rm S??xdm # or just move it, if you dont want
> > to delete it....
> > shutdown -r now
> > worked for me this morning, anyway.
> > david
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tom Schuetz
> > [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: 03 January 2001 15:11
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: X-windows in startup
> > I had unsuccessfully configured X, set it aside
> > for a day. Rebooted the
> > machine, only to have X start automatically.
> > Problem is, X isn't working
> > beyond letting me enter username/password.
> > C-ALT-D only gets me back to the initial GUI
> > login! IS there a way to escape
> > out of this during the boot process?
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