Re: Minor Technical Difficulties
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 08:39:16AM -0400, Jonathan D. Proulx wrote:
> On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 09:56:28AM +0200, Alberto Cabello S?nchez wrote:
> Unless I'm mistaken, the runlevel is irrelevant in Debian (unless you
> as the administrator configure it to be relevent), by default if xdm
> is installed it starts in all multi-user runlevels (2,3,4,5).
> RedHat (possibly others?), starts xdm in /etc/inittab rather than from
> a normal rcN.d script, and uses runlevel 5 for graphic mode, runlevel
> 3 for console mode.
> Debian uses runlevel 2 as the default.
I always wondered, why are there different ways of using the runlevels?
It took me a while to figure out why "telinit 3" won't kill X!
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