Bug 222019 - Move X from inittab to a init script.
Summary: Move X from inittab to a init script.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-09 17:10 UTC by ritz
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-09 17:14:05 UTC
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dm initscript (1.49 KB, text/plain)
2007-01-09 17:10 UTC, ritz
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Description ritz 2007-01-09 17:10:39 UTC
Description of problem:

runlevel 5 is hardcoded to start X as seen from inittab .
x:5:once:/etc/X11/prefdm -nodaemon

This does not allow me to restart X whithout switching to init mode 3, or using
killall command , or using ctrl+alt+backspace. 

Additionally, this will allow X to be started early on before all the
"non-dependent" services start up.

Expected results:
Use a dm script to start X service. 

Additional info:
Attached a dm script from mandriva.

Comment 1 ritz 2007-01-09 17:10:39 UTC
Created attachment 145178 [details]
dm initscript

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2007-01-09 17:14:05 UTC
This has been done before; it breaks for a variety of reasons, including script

As we're not doing early-login at the moment, resolving. 

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