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Re: Debian install to init 3?

On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 04:58:35PM -0500, Ishwar Rattan wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Dec 2006, Larry Irwin wrote:
> >>On 12/8/06, Ishwar Rattan <ishwar@pali.cps.cmich.edu> wrote:
> >>I just installed Debian form the binary-1 CD and Internet.
> >>The system used Gdm/Genome by default. How do I make not to start
> >>X-windowes so that I can up dist-upgrade etc. (I think that it is
> >>level 3)?
> >
> >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:",
>                                                        ^^^
> that is what the /etc/inittab entry says now and prompted me to ask here..

that's correct and is the default setup for debian. look at the
runlevel directories and you'll see that runlevel 2-5 are
identical. You must customise it yourself if you want different


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