[CentOS] Rid me of this boot GUI

Tue Apr 19 22:34:40 UTC 2005
Jacob Robert Wilkins <jrw at nplus1.net>

Edit your /etc/inittab file and change your default runlevel to 3 from 5.

You can also just hit ctrl-alt-f1 to get to a text console.


John Hinton wrote:
> One of these days, RedHat might actually run me off!!!! AAAARGH!!!!
> Can anyone tell me how to get CentOS 4 to simply boot to the console in 
> text mode? If I wanted a stinkin' GUI I would have installed winders! 
> Now, my KVM and 25 foot cord is just too long to send a GUI signal 
> across the room and I'm missing 50% of the screen.. striped vertically.. 
> at about 1/8th inch spacing. Not really good enough to see what I'm in 
> nor what the crap I'm doing. I do see I guess an Xterm window.. so I 
> guess I can issue commands.. or... maybe I'll have to drag over a derned 
> monitor. Shew!!
> Thanks,
> John Hinton
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