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RE: Two trivial problems



only suggestion: debian has many own mailing lists and archives as well.
have a look there - maybe you find a solution.
regards~andreas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: newbie-admin@XFree86.Org [mailto:newbie-admin@XFree86.Org]On
> Behalf Of C. Brewer
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 9:05 AM
> To: newbie@XFree86.Org
> Subject: Re: Two trivial problems
>
>
> Boy oh boy!! I'd like to make some slight adjustments to Oisin's
> suggestions. While technically accurate, just a little off enough
> to confuse.
>
> Point A: Ctrl+Alt+BS will drop you back to a console, from
> startx. Since our injured party says he/she cannot clearly see
> the login screen, we must assume a *dm, i.e.,k-x-gdm. From there,
> it will take a mess o' C-A-BS' to dump the *dm.
>
> Point B: The inittab switch is different for Debian, the distro
> in question. Debian, last I checked, defaults to init 2
> regardless of environment. meaning it doesnt have X in its own
> runlevel hogwash laid down by certain distros based on one
> sporting a brightly colored fedora.
> This leaves two choices, either switch inittab to a runlevel
> without *dm, which I'm pretty sure doesn't exist in Debian, you
> can check them, I don't run Debian anymore, won't start a
> flamewar over why, but I don't, so I can't check it myself.
>
> You're going to have do a update-rc.d -f *dm remove, to diable
> automtically booting into X. But hell, if all you want is a
> console, try Ctrl-Alt-F1-F6 and you should get it.
>
> I know it was long and boring, but you could have just submitted
> your XFConfig-4 file, someone would have spotted your bad line, I'll bet:)
> --
> Chuck Brewer
> Registered Linux User #284015
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