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Re: [SLE] kicked out of graphical boot mode
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 07:38:23 -0500
  • Message-id: <1107520702.16667.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 07:28, devosc wrote:
> runlevel:
> N 5
>
> G.
>
>
> On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 13:15:56 +0100, Pieter Hulshoff <phulshof@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 06:10:32AM -0600, devosc wrote:
> > > Hi, I've been running 9.1 smoothly for months... then all of a sudden
> > > yesterday I've been kicked out of the graphical boot mode and can only
> > > login via the cmd line... please.... how do I restore the graphical
> > > boot mode?
> >
> > There's a couple of possiblities. One of which might be that your runlevel
> > got changed. Check in /etc/inittab for a line like this:
> > id:5:initdefault:
> > The one above indicated a default runlevel of 5, which is the one including
> > graphic mode. Check your current runlevel with the 'runlevel' command.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Pieter Hulshoff
> >
> >


After logging in at the cmd line run startx and report any errors that
are displayed. Have you recently upgraded anything?

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Ken Schneider
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