init problem with Intrepid

Chris Rees utisoft at
Thu Oct 30 17:25:03 UTC 2008

2008/10/30 Derek Broughton <news at>:

> Killall seems a little abrupt, but should be safe enough, but starting via
> the /etc/init.d/ methods does a whole lot more than "sudo gdm".
> --
> derek

No Derek! killall is WRONG! You screw up init's knowledge of what's
running properly and what's not. You could end up with two gdms


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