On Tue, 16 May 2000, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> I've often wondered about this: Why is the X display manager
> (xdm, kdm, gdm, whatever) run from inittab, rather than from a
> rc.d/init.d script?
possibly for the same reason that getty's are usually spawned from
>> I've made a init script for X on my RH6.2 box and it works fine.
> (And doesn't re-run rc.local when I want to start/stop X.)
re: start/stop X when run from inittab. you could also do,
(un)comment the line for X/xdm in inittab
kill -1 1
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