GDM Questions

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
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
>>easiest 
>>to start it from inittab.  Although this has been hashed out once
>>before 
>>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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