Subject: Re: Geek Appreciation Day (Boston)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Simon Raahauge DeSantis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/03/2000 14:46:05
On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 06:49:09PM +0200, Thomas Michael Wanka wrote:
> On 2 Apr 2000, at 23:30, Greywolf wrote:
> > ...modulo the proposed split of /etc/rc.conf...
> I have not heard about that and I do not exactly know what I should
> think about it.
> I wanted to mention, that the Linux distribution of my choice is
> SuSE, they of course have the standard init structure implemented
> (runleves in /sebin/init.d/rc0.d to rc6.d), BUT: most of the system
> configuration is done with /etc/rc.config and a script
> /sbin/SuSEconfig that reads /etc/rc.config and applies the
> necessary changes to the appropriate files, while each script in
> /sbin/init.d will read /etc/rc.config first to get the actual configuration
> for its varaiables.
So what're the advantages of runlevels and this init structure? It sounds
like SuSE has a complex system to do exactly what we do now directly:
setting values in one main config file.
-Simon Raahauge DeSantis