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Re: xdm starting, but not configured



On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 02:11:35PM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> Is there a way to boot into a "safe-mode"

Don't log in as root :-)

> instead of having xdm start? I
> didn't configure it properly. When it starts up I get a totally useless
> screen of junk. 

You've booted Windoze by mistake :-)

> I need a way to boot the computer to the prompt instead of
> having xdm start. Is it possible?

chmod a-x /etc/init.d/xdm 

or

rm /etc/rc2.d/S99xdm

Don't forget Ctrl-Alt-F[1..6] to get from your garbled X screen to a
console.

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