Agetty necessary?

Simon Geard delgarde at
Wed Jan 3 04:07:02 PST 2001

Just thinking - if an X-based login manager such as xdm or is used, 
is it necessary to run agetty for that runlevel? Is it safe to do the 
following in inittab?

1:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/1 38400
2:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/2 38400
3:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/3 38400
4:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/4 38400
5:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/5 38400
6:234:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/6 38400
x:5:respawn:/etc/X11/prefdm -nodaemon


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