[CentOS] GUI Login Screen for CentOS 5

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 15:48:32 UTC 2007

On 6/18/07, Mark Snyder <mark at jmktdis.com> wrote:
> I installed CentOS using the option for a GUI Server with GRUB and GNOME.  When it boots it
> stops at a text login screen, which is not desirable in our setup. I want it to start at the
> GUI login screen and not have to press 'Ctrl Alt F7' to bring this screen up.
> I thought this was controlled by /etc/inittab but it is setup correctly for runlevel 5.  How
> can I correct this setup?

Are you using the Xen kernel, or an ATI graphics card? This seems to
be a recurring issue where those two bits are related.

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