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Re: Why run level 3 instead of run level 5 (was: Re: logoof off ofgui & exit)



>On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 23:41, Keith Mastin wrote:
>
>> >	This brings up a question; why not run in init 5?  What advantage is
>> >there to running in level 3 and always running startx.  It seems to me
>> >it would make things s little cumbersome.
>> 
>> Because X is so stable? If it was, starting in 5 wouldn't be a problem for 
>> desktops. Unfortunately, X just isn't there yet.
>
>	I haven't found any problems with X for my systems.  My laptop at home
>is always on and running X 24x7 and I never have any crashes or lockups
>related to anything besides java app(lett)s.  And with them I just kill
>the process and keep going.  My system at work is also on in X 24x7 but
>I don't stay logged into it (obviously).  It's been a very long time
>since X has been flaky.

... not that long.. about 3 1/2 hours here. Left it on overnight, had to 
reboot to access the machine this AM. Usually I shutdown X every night, 
and since I started doing that I've had fewer problems.





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