[CentOS] Stupid Question I know...

Wed Apr 6 10:11:17 UTC 2005
Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org>

You should look in /etc/inittab

and change the run level to 3 (from 5)

Change this line

to this


This will give you a true text mode startup.


Phil Savoie wrote:

>On Tuesday 05 April 2005 17:13, 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.
>Hi Scott
>As root you can go into the file /etc/sysconfig/init and look for the line 
>that says GRAPHICAL=yes and change the yes to a no.
>You should be good to go from there.
>Hope this helps,
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