Subject: Re: Seeking enlightenment
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Max Bell <>
List: port-i386
Date: 06/06/1997 22:16:48
>From: (Matthias Scheler)
>Some parts of it e.g. the "inittab" - at least Linux's one - or multiple
>"rc.d" directories are really crap. But having multiple startup and
>*shutdown* files - NetBSD still hasn't anything to shutdown your daemons
>in a clean way - which are executed in a specific order is a nice thing.

Unless a shutdown script wedges ("D" state) and hangs init, which will
prevent an orderly shutdown of the system.