booting into X (was: Boot and MBR (Gnome))

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Feb 27 08:45:20 PST 2004

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. writes:

>  I did this just last night; this seems to do it
>  (and I was a bad boy, just hacked it w/o looking
>  at the docs) ....
>  <kadmin at archangel> [/home/kadmin][10:26]
>  #cat /etc/ttys | grep gdm
>  ttyv0   "/usr/X11R6/bin/gdm"            cons25  on  secure

	It is my understanding that booting into X is not encouraged.
However, if you (generic) must do it then the ttys method is the
wrong way to go.  Instead, add the appropriate commands at the end
of /etc/rc.local.

				Robert Huff

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