init problem with Intrepid
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Thu Oct 30 16:59:25 UTC 2008
2008/10/30 Cybe R. Wizard <cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net>:
> en0f <en0f at bokey.mine.nu> said:
>> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> [ .. ]
>> > <sudo killall gdm> or Kdm or Xdm, depending upon what you run.
>> > After you finish whatever you're doing, <sudo gdm>
>> Gee! You don't kill off processes like that!
>> You want -
>> $ invoke-rc.d gdm stop
>> $ /etc/init.d/gdm stop
>> as root.
> Are there reasons? I ask because it has always Worked For Me.
> Cybe R. Wizard
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Because you end up screwed at shutdown when the PID file for gdm is
wrong... and init loses control of gdm as well; you change runlevel to
one not including gdm, it won't get killed.
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