On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 08:13:08AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote: > > But then it just springs back to life again, with a login prompt (at > least with xdm here). > > Let's pretend my monitor is being borrowed for a few days and being > replaced by a VT100, and I want to properly end all X processes and > revert to plain tty mode, without rebooting or editing any files. > If you want to temporarily disable booting to xdm on your VT100 and revert to xdm once you get back the monitor, just disable the xdm startup from all levels. # update-rc.d -f xdm remove After you get back the monitor, # update-rc.d xdm defaults Regards, -- Sridhar M.A. GPG KeyID : F0225B2C Fingerprint: F7CC 61A8 C6C1 D29C 2863 4E20 8A78 A19D F022 I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never any good to oneself. -- Oscar Wilde, "An Ideal Husband"
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