[OpenIndiana-discuss] killing graphical login

Oscar del Rio delrio at mie.utoronto.ca
Wed Sep 26 12:57:07 UTC 2012

On 26/09/2012 6:18 AM, Jim Klimov wrote:
> 2012-09-25 23:16, Yuri Pankov wrote:
>> On Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:14:07 -0400, Boris Epstein wrote:
>>> Hello listmates,
>>> If I intend to use my OI machine as a server and would like to kill the
>>> graphical console on it to only have a text one instead - how do I do
>>> that?
>> It would be easier to just use the text based installer from the start,
>> but try using:
>> # svcadm disable -s gdm
> Then also revise the system for some other "suspicious"
> services like gnome helpers, font caches & xfs and such,
> and svcadm disable them too.

Also disable the graphical options in the grub boot menu. Otherwise the 
boot process will continue "spinning" forever, making you think that the 
server is hanging.

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