[CentOS] Stupid Question I know...

Tue Apr 5 21:17:31 UTC 2005
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On 4/5/05 2:13 PM, Scott Heisler wrote:
> I'm wanting my Centos 4.0 box to boot up into TEXT mode, like all of my
> other Linux servers do.  Unfortunately, it only boots into graphics
> mode and there's some issue with the keyboard (it controls the mouse,
> very poorly).  I can SSH into the box so I can re-config it.. But just
> don't know where to look in this new version.  I tried GRUB.CONF and
> even the SYSTEM_CONFIG programs.. No luck.

Edit /etc/inittab, specifically the line that begins "id:". Make the 
default runlevel 3 instead of 5. E.g.,


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