Re: runlevels and XF86Setup??
--- "Eric G . Miller" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 07:57:57PM -0800,
> Xucaen wrote:
> > --- "Eric G . Miller" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 07:12:56PM -0800,
> > > Xucaen wrote:
> > > > in /etc/rc3.d I canged the symlink of
> > > from
> > > > ../init.d/xdm to /dev/null
> > >
> > > Aargh! Don't do that. Just remove the
> > > S99xdm and XDM will not
> > > be run at boot for the given runlevel. As
> > > as you leave one symlink
> > > in one of the rc?.d dirs, upgrades of xdm
> > > never modify these
> > > settings.
> > >
> > Are you saying that pointing S99xdm to
> > caused XF86Setup to hang the system?
> Doesn't seem likely, but the semantics of
> symlinking an rc?.d entry to
> /dev/null seems wrong. If XF86Setup is
> buggered on your system,
> xf86config and xvidtune should be suffiecient
> to get X 3 up and running.
thanks for replying! I see your point that
pointing an rc?.d entry to /dev/null probably
isn't a good idea.
XF86Setup only failed after I changed the
symlink. Otherwise, XF86Setup works fine. I was
wondering how else can I stop X from loading
automatically without losing the ability to run
Also, has anyone else every run into this kind of
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