GDM Questions

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Sat Dec 4 07:58:16 PST 2004

S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:

>On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 19:48 -0600, DJ Lucas wrote:
>>Better stated, does anyone actually use (or need) the
>>bootscript?  :-) 
>>I don't use gdm, but from a casual look, ISTM that it's probably
>>to start it from inittab.  Although this has been hashed out once
>>without a clear conclusion as to which is better:
>I actually prefer an initscript, I need to stop gdm occasionally.  Of
>course it's not difficult to maintain one if BLFS goes for an inittab.
Turing off gdm/kdm/xdm when it is running from inittab is relatively 
easy.  Just run 'init 3'.

  -- Bruce

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