[OpenIndiana-discuss] menu.lst on a machine booting into X

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Oct 19 00:46:52 UTC 2011

On 10/18/11 17:35, Harry Putnam wrote:
> How does a machine booting into an X session's
> /rpool/boot/grub/menu.lst differ from this:
> ,----
> | title OpenIndiana Development oi_151a X86
> | findroot (pool_rpool,0,a)
> | bootfs rpool/ROOT/openindiana
> | kernel$ /platform/i86pc/kernel/$ISADIR/unix -B $ZFS-BOOTFS
> | module$ /platform/i86pc/$ISADIR/boot_archive
> `----

There are no grub changes needed to run X.

> Are there any services besides gdm that must be running to run an X
> session?

dbus, consolekit, hal, fc-cache, and a bunch of desktop-cache ones.
(Assuming a normal gnome desktop.)

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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