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Re: Debian install to init 3?

On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 04:20:47PM -0500, Larry Irwin wrote:
> I change all our Debian servers (~200 of 'em) to start up in character 
> mode...
> That way only those who know what they are doing can navigate...
> Edit /etc/inittab, change "id:5:initdefault:" to "id:2:initdefault:", save 
> the file and reboot.
> If, at some point, you want to run the desktop you can do so by entering 
> "init 5" at the command prompt.
> Enjoy! - Larry 
By default, run levels 2, 3, 4 and 5 are the same for Debian, so you
must be doing some additional customization.

Also, why even have a desktop environment installed on a server?



Roberto C. Sanchez

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