how to start X server when the computer starts

Christian Tröster c.troester at gmx.de
Thu Feb 5 08:46:40 PST 2004


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Am Mittwoch, 4. Februar 2004 16:32 schrieb Ilja:
> It depends on what you want to start up. Assuming it's the graphical login
> XDM (or KDM for that matter) you have to edit the /etc/inittab file and add
> something like:
>
> x:5:respawn:/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon
>
> then you have to make sure your default runlevel is 5 (this makes sure that
> your init goes all the way up to runlevel 5.)
>
> id:5:initdefault:
>
> You can find it in the BLFS book under Chap 26, XFree Components

Just to add that you can configure KDM in /opt/kde3.1.3/share/config/kdm/kdmrc
It's well documented.

I remember having some problems setting it up. Don't know what exactly was
wrong any more but the archives should help if you encounter any problems.

Bye, Christian

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