init problem with Intrepid
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Thu Oct 30 13:59:14 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> I have d/l the 173 bash file from nvidia onto Intrepid but for some
> reason there is no way I can find to be clear out of X-Windows. I tried
> Ctrl-Alt-F1 but the nvidia file complained that X was still running.
> Does anyone know how to drop deeper into init so there is no X running?
'telinit 3' will work, assuming RL3 doesn't have any startup X scripts
in it. Sometimes people do that.
Or, at the grub prompt edit the kernel= line in grub and add '3' (minus
quotes) to the end.
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