set up boot into texmode

when i open mandrax 10 linux box it go to graphice mode  How can i change it when boot go to text mode
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Edit your /etc/inittab file.  Be sure you have a backup copy just in case (cp inittab inittab~).

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should be changed to


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if you don't want the change to be permanent, but for just one boot, then you could pass the option "3" to the kernel. For lilo, just append the option "3" at the boot prompt. For grub, select the menu entry to boot, then press "e". Append "3" to the end of the line starting with "kernel=...". Then press "b" to boot the modified line.

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