Re: a very persistant xdm

Simon (
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 15:32:17 -0500 (CDT)

> When I try to kill xdm as root, it dies and immediately restarts
> itself as another process. I can't keep it dead long enough to
> try to start xdm by hand and try to get my friendly login screen
> back.

It's being started by init, you can swith to run level 3 until you fix the
problem by typing (as root):

# init 3

When you are done just type (as root):

# init 5

and you are back to xdm starting automagically...