Re: Runlevel for textmode
On Sun, 13 May 2007 23:29:53 -0500
"Mumia W.." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 05/13/2007 10:51 AM, Tim Johnson wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 May 2007 22:13, Nelson Castillo wrote:
> >> On 5/13/07, Tim Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > <snipped>
> >> In Debian you use runlevel 2 for everything.
> >> (I'd better say there's no need to use another runlevel).
> >> You'll run on 2 by default whether you use X or not.
> > understood.
> >> I'd rm /etc/rc2.d/S30gdm (also xdm and kdm).
> >> I think you can use also the "alternatives" for that and I guess this
> >> is the debian way.
> >> I think that:
> >> echo /bin/true > /etc/X11/default-display-manager
> >> could work.
> >> Check /etc/init.d/[x, g, k]dm to see how those scripts use the
> >> alternatives.
> > I commented out the line in default-display-manager.
> > that did it.
> > thanks
> > tim
> A better way to do it would be to use the update-rc.d command to
> configure [xgk]dm to start only in runlevel 4 which is similar to Slackware:
> update-rc.d -f gdm remove
> update-rc.d gdm start 70 4 . stop 30 0 1 2 3 5 6 .
I find that sysv-rc-conf is a great TUI tool for reviewing what
services are starting and adjusting them to suit your needs.
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