Subject: Re: which init? (Was Re: HEADS UP: fully dynamic linked system now the default)
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: William Waites <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/30/2002 18:25:37
>>> "Steven" == Steven M Bellovin <> writes:

    Steven> I won't have a chance to try this, but I suspect that if you made this
    Steven> /sbin/init it would work:

    Steven> 	#!/bin/ksh

    Steven> 	exec /bin/ksh -i $* >/dev/console 2>&1 </dev/console

Except that that presupposes write  access to the root filesystem -- a
good reason to have  an mfs /tmp, but even that may  not matter if you
have write  access anywhere  at all and  can tell the  bootloader what
partition/kernel/init to use...

William Waites <>
Idiosyntactix Research Laboratories