Re: /etc/inittab not executed upon starting X with startx command
>>>>> Tech Geek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> However, I want to do a auto login into my fluxbox (instead of user
> typing in username and password in xdm) and I still want the basic
> login console on Serial Port 1. So I removed xdm package (apt-get
> purge xdm) and added the following line to my /etc/rc.local:
> su - user -c startx
> Now my system does the autologin into fluxbox but I no longer get my
> login console on Serial Port 1.
I guess that the inittab(5) entry in question is only started
after rc.local finishes. Therefore, starting startx(1) in the
background may help.
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