Subject: run levels (was Re: The new rc.d stuff...)
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2000 10:46:59
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> ps - do you mind if i ask which part of my silly idea you object to
> more?  is it the part where init uses the kernel as a bulletin board
> so that anyone can find out what "state" the system is in?  or is it
> the part where shutdown just tells init to change "state" and init
> does the actually shutting down?

It's the part where we provide mechanisms to do runlevels -- in
kernel, in init, in anywhere.

Perry Metzger
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."