[Techtalk] Red Hat 9 boot into command line

Wim De Smet kromagg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 08:15:11 EST 2005

On Apr 10, 2005 12:35 PM, ed orphan <millward at ms.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> I once knew how to do this, but I can't find my
> old documentation. With Red Hat 9, how do
> you boot directly to the command line? I've
> check /etc/rc.d but I can't see anything useful,
> nor does /etc/xinetd.conf look like it does anything.
> Some file has to be changed from runlevel 5 to
> runlevel 2 but I can't remember what or where it
> is. Does anyone know?

In Debian the default runlevel is set in /etc/inittab. It's probably
the same for red hat, though I wouldn't know cause I don't have access
to a red hat box.


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