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Enabling Persistent Loading of the Configuration File

By default, the terminal displays error messages and continues to boot if it cannot locate a configuration file to download. You can configure a terminal to persist in trying to load a configuration file; in that case, the terminal does not boot until it reads a file successfully. This may be useful in certain environments, including:

To configure a terminal to persist in attempting to load a configuration file, set the config-persistent-loading parameter to "true" (Setup -> Change Setup Parameters -> Configuration -> Persistent Loading).

Table 6-4 config-persistent-loading Parameter
Possible Values
default false
false The X server does not persist in trying to load a configuration file after trying all the files in the specified download sequence.
true The X server persists in trying to load a file, cycling through the specified download sequence until a configuration file is found.

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