On Sun, 18 Apr 2010 23:58:17 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> > That's whay I used to do until I found the gentoo=nox option, it
> > saves maintaining an extra runlevel.
> But X isn't the only thing I don't run when not running X, if you see
> what I mean. Only about 3 other things differ at the moment, but I
> leave the possibilities open.
In that case, another level is a better option.
> And I don't have to type anything at the grub command prompt.
Of course not, you have an extra GRUB menu option to specify the runlevel,
as I do to specify the nox option.
> And maintaining the other run level is not arduous anyway, as changes
> occur only when I install or remove a system service. Rarely, in other
I used a script in local.stop to copy all symlinks in default to the nox
runlevel, except the ones I didn't want to run, which were only xdm and
vmware, hence my preference for the simpler soluton when it bacame
> To each his own, of course, as ever.
Indeed, choice is wonderful.
Uhura: Captain, you're being flamed on channel one.