[CentOS] Rid me of this boot GUI

Tue Apr 19 22:32:02 UTC 2005
Marc Powell <marc at ena.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of John Hinton
> Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 5:27 PM
> To: CentOS at caosity.org
> Subject: [CentOS] Rid me of this boot GUI
> 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
> 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
> 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
> monitor. Shew!!

Edit /etc/inittab. Change your default runlevel from X11 to Full
multiuser mode. (5 to 3).