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Bug 160490

Summary: Bad: Cant't get to terminal mode on runlevel 3
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andrei Smirnov <andrei.v.smirnov>
Component: xorg-x11Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List <xgl-maint>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Andrei Smirnov 2005-06-15 13:44:09 UTC
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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

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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

Additional info:

Tested on Compaq nx5000 (bought from HP).

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-17 16:41:43 UTC
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 16:46:24 UTC
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 08:15:48 UTC

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