Bug 2251 - X doesn't get keybord focus when booting directly in rlevel 5
X doesn't get keybord focus when booting directly in rlevel 5
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-18 11:38 EDT by gs2
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-26 17:46:45 EDT
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Description gs2 1999-04-18 11:38:23 EDT
I've just installed RH 5.9 and configured my system to start
in runlevel 5. Gdm starts correctly, but doesn't get keybord
focus so you can't login. CTR-ALT-Fn should switch to a
console, but it immediately switches back to X.
You can login to a console (without seeing it) and (for
example) do:  init 3  and the X server is shut down.
If you then (of if you have booted in runlevel 3)  type:
init 5,
gdm appears (again) and evryting is working like my old 5.0
system again...
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-04-26 17:46:59 EDT
fixed in a later initscripts/XFree release

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