Grub entry to start without X

Mike Fedyk mfedyk at matchmail.com
Fri Jun 18 00:34:12 UTC 2004


Then press ctrl+alt+[123456]

;)

Carnal Ortega wrote:
> Mike, I was referring to when/if problems occur while in an X session.
> 
> Mike Fedyk wrote:
> 
>> If the X server doesn't startup correctly at level5 then you will have 
>> the text login to perform your repairs without switching run levels. 
>> Just press alt+[123456]
>>
>> Carnal Ortega wrote:
>>
>>> Out of habit I boot into runlevel 3 by default because I feel 
>>> runlevel 5 is like windows. What I mean by that is if video problems 
>>> occur or any situation where X crashes in runlevel 5 the user will 
>>> most likely be forced to reboot his system whereis if it occured in 
>>> runlevel 3 the user would be dumped to the console where he can 
>>> restart x instead.
>>>
>>>
>>> Alexander Dalloz wrote:
>>>
>>>> Of course if you want to boot up into runlevel 3 always, then changing
>>>>
>>>> the inittab entry is the correct way. You are right. I just didn't
>>>> understand the OP in this way. Maybe because I see Fedora as a desktop
>>>> system and when someone wants to run a CLI system why then did he
>>>> install an X server?
>>>>
>>>> As always: multiple possible routes and different opinions :)
>>>>  
>>>>
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