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Re: default run level

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 03:06:34PM -0700, Gary Hennigan wrote:
> "Irish, Jon D BAE SYSTEMS" <Jon.Irish@AMD.ARMY.MIL> writes:
> > Here is a newbie question: Which default run level do I change
> > inittab to so that the PC boots to a VGA console instead of X?

Score one more for don't-want-xdm-by-default...

> On a clean install, level 2. Look in /etc/inittab and there you'll see
> a line like 
>         id:2:initdefault:
> That means 2 is the default level.

Runlevel 2 still starts xdm.

Rather than changing runlevels, do:

Quick and dirty: rm /etc/rc?.d/S99xdm
             or: chmod 0 /etc/init.d/xdm
The Debian Way (TM): apt-get remove xdm


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