[Gta04-owner] Using nodm to start X, instead of /etc/inittab

Christoph Mair christoph.mair at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 22:58:41 CET 2012


On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Neil Jerram <neil at ossau.homelinux.net> wrote:
> The Debian install for GTA02 takes a different approach: it uses the
> "nodm" display manager instead, which starts up as a normal /etc/init.d
> service, and doesn't have a line like the /usr/bin/startx one in
> /etc/inittab.
>
> So on my GTA04 I've now installed nodm; set NODM_ENABLED=true in
> /etc/default/nodm; commented out the /usr/bin/startx line in
> /etc/inittab, and moved all the config files that I had in / to /root.
> Net, everything looks and acts as it did before, except that root's HOME
> is now consistently /root.
>
> In the hope that this is of use to someone...

Yes, it is! i tried to disable X autoloading and somehow missed that
line in /etc/inittab. Thanks for the hint!

Best regards,
  Christoph


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