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Prevent Redhat from Booting into GUI!

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I´ve installed redhat6,and configured it to boot into the GUI.It seemed that I forgot to disable the Virtual Desktop,leaving me with a superbig Desktop.Now to change this I tried to edit the XF86config file,it seems I did it wrong though.It says something about GPM was already started.Well after this I ran XF86configurator and made a new XF86config file,but I choosed the wrong options,cause now when booting it tries to start the login GUI,but I only get a black screen.So how can I prevent it from going into the GUI,so that I can reconfigure the XF86config file?

/Tony
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HalldorG earned 100 total points
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change the /etc/inittab

line that says
id:5:initdefault:
             
to
id:3:initdefault:
         
Note that CTRL-ALT-F2 gives you a console screen
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by:fahlis
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Thanks halldorG!

But I solved it by reinstall it all,I had not installed
so many apps etc,so it was an easy choice.
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