[svlug] Editing Kubuntu/Linux runlevels
dfm at razorwind.org
Mon Dec 19 12:39:41 PST 2005
Rick Moen wrote:
> You are assuming that something requires that runlevel 5 be used for
> X11, which is not the case. Don't feel bad: I made the same assumption
> when I went straight from RH 5 to Debian. ;->
> On Kubuntu and similar Debian-derived systems, the normal default
> runlevel is 2, period. If the admin wants the system to automatically
> start X11, then /etc/rc2.d/ will include S??kdm or such. If not, then
> that symlink won't be present.
Interesting. Not an irrational way to go about things, but... does
Debian proceed to do something interesting and/or clever with
runlevels 3-5, having freed them up, or do they go unused?
Inquiring (and sadly Debian-ignorant) minds want to know.
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