KDE-3.5.5 startup problems
tijnema at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 13:14:40 PST 2007
On 2/26/07, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/26/07, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 2/26/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for replying, but when my computer boots, it doesn't get into
> > > > runlevel 5.
> > > > It stays in runlevel 3.
> > > > When i boot my PC with default runlevel set to 4(where kde gets
> > it
> > > > does start KDE fine now.
> > > > but i want that it boots up in runlevel 3 and then switches to 4.
> > > > How to get that fixed?
> > >
> > > You set it in /etc/inittab.
> > >
> > > # Set default runlevel
> > > id:5:initdefault:
> > >
> > > The second number is the default runlevel. In LFS, we set it to 3 by
> > > default. I've changed it to 5 since I want the display manager to
> > > start on boot.
> > But then it skips run level 3 right?
> > There are programs in runlevel 3 to start.
> Look at the symlinks in /etc/rc.d/rc3.d and /etc/rc.d/rc5.d. They
> should be the same except that in rc3.d you'd have K*kdm, but in rc5.d
> you'd have S*kdm. How you set it up is your choice, but in the common
> case, runlevel 5 is the same as runlevel 3 except that you'll start X
> or your display manager (kdm).
> So, yes, it skips runlevel 3, but it shouldn't be an issue.
Ah thanks for explaining, i thought that when booting a normal linux system
it would go first to run level 3 and then go to run level 5 for kdm.
I see runlevel 5 contains exactly the same programs as run level 3.
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