booting straight to GUI
P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Sat Sep 18 23:38:10 UTC 2004
On Sat, 2004-09-18 at 16:16 -0700, Richard E Miles wrote:
> > Hi:
> > I would like to prevent FC2 from booting into the GUI (Gnome) login screen
> > and just have it boot straight to the command prompt. Can someone please
> > tell me where I can configure this?
> > I'm not sure what to edit in /etc/grub.conf if that is where it is.
> > Thanks in advance
> > ruffneck
> To have the system boot to a command prompt you need to change the line:
> in the /etc/inittab file.
Agree, that is the "right" (TM) way to do it, but can do it in grub by
putting "3" on the kernel line (runlevel 3). Can accomplish the same
thing at boot time by typing "a" (append) followed by "3" at the grub
menu. [Same approach to boot to single-user mode - replace "3" by "1"].
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