Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/27/1995 21:30:08
> Here's my pet peeve with this system.  There is noeasy way to have networking
> turned on in single user mode.

Hear hear.   I've often wondered why the ordering wasn't 

> 	0: shutdown
> 	1: go to single user mode
> 	2: turn on networking
> 	3: go to multi-user mode

It's exceedingly unusual in a modern system that you would care to go
multiuser without the network configured, whereas it's quite likely
that you'd want to configure the network while still running single

I also don't see why ``init 6'' is more intuitive than ``reboot'', but
that's a quark of a different flavour...