Re: I might be ready to give up...

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On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 03:03:09PM -0400, Guillermo Garron wrote:
> On 1/7/07, Hal Levy <[email protected]> wrote:

> >I would like to know how to boot to comand line, however. I'd like to
> >run the YUM update without X the first time.
> Edit your
> /etc/inittab file.
> and change the init level from 5 X11 to 3 no graphics mode. :)

Right. inittab is rather cryptic. Just in case, what you want is this


and change it to:


That will permanently change the boot to come up to the console; the
bit about appending "init 3" is a temporary fix. For now, you are
probably better off without X, which is a resource hog. Later, you can
change it back if you want.


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