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Re: [vox-tech] Debian Run Levels
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Re: [vox-tech] Debian Run Levels

i find that the package rcconf is a nice way to configure what services
start @ boot.


on 03.6.14 8:21 AM, Michael Wenk at wenk@praxis.homedns.org was reported to
have writen:

> On Friday 13 June 2003 10:57 pm, Henry House wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 10:44:52PM -0700, Ryan Castellucci wrote:
>>> Hash: SHA1
>>> On Friday 13 June 2003 10:24 pm, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
>>>> I just installed Debian 3.0r1 onto my ancient (5 years old!) Gateway
>>>> Solo 2500 laptop computer.  Now, I like having X and GNOME as options
>>>> for when I'm using this computer, but since the display looks pretty
>>>> crappy, I'd prefer to do everything via the console.  What run level do
>>>> I set the default to on inittab so that it won't start X automatically?
>>> 3
>> This is an excellent opportunity to point out the package filerc. It
>> replaces the /etc/rc.* system that most folks find intimidating with an
>> easy-to-edit single configuration file. To quote the package description:
>> This package provides an alternative mechanism to boot the system, to
>> shut it down and to change runlevels.  The /etc/rc?.d/* links will be
>> converted into one single configuration file /etc/runlevel.conf
>> instead, which is easier to administrate than symlinks, and is also
>> more flexible.
>> The package will automatically convert your existing symlinks into
>> the file method on installation, and convert the file back into
>> symlinks on removal. Both mechanisms are compatible through
>> /etc/init.d/rc, /etc/init.d/rcS, /usr/sbin/update-rc.d, and
>> /usr/sbin/invoke-rc.d scripts.
>> Highly recommended.
> snds kinda like the way gentoo does run levels, which in my mind is pretty
> nice and extremely user friendly.
> Mike

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