On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 10:40:59AM +0000, John McDonnell came forth with:
> Wasn't it Guest, Ken who, on Tue, 21 Nov 2000, said:
>> > It's also assuming that Fergal is using a Redhat box
>> nope... no assumption. check the original message again and you will see
> the line:
> using RH 6
>> > if it's a SuSE one then he'd want to change from going into run level
> > 3 to going into run level 2.
>> putting graphical on 3 and text on 2 is frankly broken.
hmm... then SuSE and debian are broken...
RedHat plowing their own furrow again? (can't remember the Slackware
>> However, it is possible to use linuxconf on a redhat system to do this if
> you're not comfortable with editing the /etc/inittab.
ooh... use linuxconf and watch it fubar the rest of your machine, log into
the collective, and invite the Borg in for tea... (oh, did I say that..
silly me... LinuxConf is good... </subliminal>)
>> The line you're looking for in inittab is:
>> just change the 5 to a 3.
> not that hard really.
nope.. and as other people mentioned, to get a temporary change from lilo
you can do
<image name> <runlevel>
so you can do:
to go to level 3.
You can also do
if you fubar everything, and then
mount -o remount,rw / /
so that you can get editors happy etc...
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