FC5 doesn't start up right.

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 04:55:33 UTC 2006

On 7/18/06, Poohba <poohba at blkpoohba.dyndns.org> wrote:
>  I am not able to start right into gnome or kde.  I think it is set to start
> in kde and it is failing.  I have to boot into linux using the argument
> linux 3, log in as root and then 'gdm' to get into X.  Why is this?  When I
> boot regular it stops after starting Hal Daemon.  I had fc3 and upgraded to
> fc5 and this has been the problem since the upgrade.  There seems to be a
> lot of problems with python, I am not sure if that is the problem but it is
> a problem.

If your problem is only booting into runlevel 5 instead of runlevel 3
edit /etc/inittab and change
"id:3:initdefault:" to "id:5:initdefault:". Next reboot should start gdm.

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