Q: How to auto-restart xdm after Ctrl-Alt-R ?

Q: How to auto-restart xdm after Ctrl-Alt-R ?

Post by Gunnar Florus Johanse » Tue, 07 Nov 1995 04:00:00



Could anyone please tell me how to make xdm automatically re-display the X
login screen after a user has pressed Ctrl-Alt-R to work directly on the
console?
The problem is, that when a user does this, the computer stays in terminal
mode, and other novice users that prefer the X environment are unable to use
the computer. Any help would be greatly apprechiated!
Today, our /etc/rc3.d/S25local (hardlinked to /usr/init.d/local) is:

#!/bin/sh -f
# local services
OPENWINHOME=/usr/openwin; export OPENWINHOME
/usr/openwin/bin/xdm -config /usr/openwin/lib/xdm/xdm-config
#

Regards,
  Gunnar Johansen

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