Bug 160490 - Bad: Cant't get to terminal mode on runlevel 3
Bad: Cant't get to terminal mode on runlevel 3
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 161242
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-06-15 09:44 EDT by Andrei Smirnov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-30 04:15:48 EDT
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Description Andrei Smirnov 2005-06-15 09:44:09 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
After the installation on compaq nx5000 laptop, I change 
in file 
to get runlevel 3:

After I reboot, login, and execute startx command,
I get windows environment. When I logout of windows 
enviroment the screen frezzes and I can't get the
terminal command-line anymore. 
In fact I can do nothing but press Ctl-Alt-Del twice to reboot.

This bug wasn't there in FC3

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. su
2. edit /etc/inittab and replace "id:5:initdefault:" with "id:3:initdefault:"
3. Reboot, login and run startx
4. Logout of the windows manager


Actual Results:  Screen continues to be blank indefinitely

Expected Results:  I should have seen a command prompt on the screen

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Tested on Compaq nx5000 (bought from HP).
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-17 12:41:43 EDT
After rebooting after crash, before you start X back up again, make a
copy your X server log and config file, and attach them individually using
the link below.

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-17 12:46:24 EDT
This is filed against XFree86, which does not exist anymore in Fedora Core.

Reassigning to correct component...
Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2005-08-30 04:15:48 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 161242 ***

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