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begin Jim Angstadt <jimajima9@yahoo.com> 
> 
> --- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > begin Jim Angstadt <jimajima9@yahoo.com> 
> > > --- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > in the meantime, to kill it, just do
> > > > ctl-alt-backspace as usual.
> > > 
> > > Ctrl-alt-backspace does not have any effect.
> > 
> > really?  ok, this is getting suspicious.  come to
> > think of it, starting
> > X with "startx" is suspicious.  i thought redhat
> > boxes always boot to X
> > by default?
> 
> This box was originally setup to boot to the command
> line.  That has worked fine.
> 
> > something's wrong.  when you get the chance, email
> > this to me:
> > 
> >   * what does your $HOME/.xinitrc contain?
> > 
> >   * what does your $HOME/.Xsession contain?
> > 
> >   * send output of startx 2>sendtopete
> > 
> 
> Pete, should I just turn the power off, or is there
> some other way to get access to these files? 
 
try ctl-alt-F1.  if that doesn't work, power the machine off (if your
hard drive is failing, realize that powering off puts additional stress
on the hard drive.

pete
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