Subject: Re: /etc/default, sh cmd line edit
To: Eduardo E. Horvath email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark F Willey <email@example.com>
Date: 07/27/1995 16:10:44
"In a previous message, Eduardo E. Horvath firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:"
> turned on in single user mode. I often find myself in single-user mode doing
> low-level maintanence on a machine and discover I need to get a file over
> from a remote box. Getting the network up is annoying. I need to set
> the host name, run ifconfig, and if I want nfs, start biod and nfsd all
> using the bourne shell (command history? command line editing? what are
FYI, NetBSD's /bin/sh does command-line editing and history. "set -o vi"
and off you go...
And here's my take (read: opinion) on run levels and new init sequences:
a) more run levels are not needed
b) a new init sequence and utilities to bring up and down parts of the system
would be nice
> don't offhand know if one of the networking startup scripts requires some
> other script to be run.
So make them smart. :)