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Re: [vox-tech] run level question

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] run level question
  • From: Peter Jay Salzman <MAPSp@dirac.org>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 16:34:17 -0700
  • References: 20010523141558.A27730@dirac.org
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0105231643061.32436-100000@mirimichi.pvusa.localnet

begin: jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> quote
> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >  
> > is there anything, in principle, to keep me from creating my own run level,
> > say, runlevel 7?
> > 
> > seems like all i need to do is add a line or two in /etc/inittab and create a
> > new rc.d directory.
> > 
> > anyone have an experience in this?  seems pretty straight forward, but i'd
> > rather hear from someone's experience than do the experiment.
> I think init is hardcoded with six levels.  Use the source, Luke... :)
it's easier to do the experiment than to find the source...

historically, there are more than 6 runlevels.  there's a couple of little
known runlevels which i think were named after letters, like "s".  i think
you still find them in some commercial unices.


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