Subject: Re: /etc/inittab (was: /etc/default)
To: None <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/19/1995 11:44:48
>From the keyboard of Greg Woods...

> [ On Wed, July 26, 1995 at 16:45:37 (+1000), matthew green wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: /etc/default 
> > 
> > as much as most people seem to hate it, AIX lets you have both
> > sysv /etc/init.d and bsd /etc/rc* init scripts.  can we steal
> > from here and make everyone happy?
> The real key to the puzzle is an init(8) with run-levels and something
> like /etc/inittab.  From there anything is possible.  That's what
> AIX-and-pains (and old NCR SysV, etc) does...

Sorry if this is a little late in the conversation, but I agree
completely with Greg on this one.  If we had an iit(8) with run levels
AVAILABLE we could implement anything we want...

Dave Burgess  (The man of a thousand E-Mail addresses)
386bsd FAQ Maintainer / SysAdmin for the NetBSD system in my spare bedroom
"Just because something is stupid doesn't mean that there isn't someone
that wants to do it...."