Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 251194
Deselecting GDM causes no *DM or First Boot to come up when KDM is installed
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:12 EST
Description of problem:
Deselecting GDM during DVD installation causes First Boot to not run and
instead drops to login prompt.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Deselect GDM during installationg
Drops to login screen (i.e. no X)
I have KDE installed (and thus KDM) as I selected it during installation. I
would have expected KDM to boot up instead of GDM without issue. The running
of this wizard should not depend on whether or not GDM is installed.
So what's probably happening is you're ending up in runlevel 3.
Can you attach your /etc/inittab ?
This is expected behavior, as we only set the default runlevel to 5 if gdm is
installed. So the question here is whether we should change that check to be
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.