Re: XF86Config file question - starting XWindows in level 3

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On Thursday 28 August 2003 10:01, Stephen Liu wrote:
> Booting into Init 3 and login as root
> "startx" starts GUI as root
> "Ctrl + Alt + F2" returns back to Init 3
> "Init 5" starts GUI but requesting for login again.

er not quite.

startx just tries to starts x, regardless of runlevel.  Hitting 
<ctrl><alt><f2> brings you to the second tty, regardless of run level.  
>From the 5'th runlevel, hitting <ctrl><alt><f2> doesn't change you to 
run level 3, it just brings you to the second tty, which is a text 
login, available from run levels 2,3,4,5 by default.

Jesse Keating RHCE MCSE
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