/etc/init.d/gdm stop causing system hang

Stephen Brown Jr stephen.brown75 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 19:27:16 UTC 2006


>I don't know what happened in 6.06 but do you do this from a console in X?

Yes, I was able to previously issue sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop from a console
in X and GDM would stop as it should. I'll try the other two things
mentioned as well.......

On 11/13/06, Peter <ubuntu at ourvirtualhome.com> wrote:
>
> I don't know what happened in 6.06 but do you do this from a console in
> X?
> he
> You can jump to a console by pressing CTRl-ALT-F1 and log in, if you
> want to return to X press ALT-F7.
> If you really want to get rid of X, go to the console screen login,
> become root and type: telinit 3 This will get you into runlevel 3 of
> your system.
>
> Peter
>
> On Mon, 2006-11-13 at 14:11 -0500, Stephen Brown Jr wrote:
> > I'm running edgy and for some reason if I issue sudo /etc/init.d/gdm
> > stop to dump to a console, it hangs with just a blinking cursor? I
> > experience the same even if I kill the process. Is this a bug or has
> > something changed with that in relation to 6.06?
> >
>
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