Agetty necessary?

Jeffrey B. Ferland autocracy at linuxfreemail.com
Sun Jan 28 13:44:27 PST 2001


Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
> > Just thinking - if an X-based login manager such as xdm or Login.app is used,
> > is it necessary to run agetty for that runlevel? Is it safe to do the
> > following in inittab?
> 
> I would leave at least one running, just for good measure ;)

Always nice to be able to CTRL+ALT+F<#> to another console if one app freazes up
instead of hard powering down...You'd lose a lot of the strong points of
Linux...

-Jeff
SIG: HUP

-- 
Unsubscribe: send email to lfs-apps-request at linuxfromscratch.org
and put unsubscribe in the subject header of the message




More information about the blfs-support mailing list