Subject: misc/2717: init man page is wrong
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/28/1996 10:41:28
>Number:         2717
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       init man page is wrong
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Aug 28 04:50:02 1996

LIX, Ecole Polytechnique

>Release:        1.2_BETA

System: NetBSD 1.2_BETA NetBSD 1.2_BETA (ANTIOCHE) #0: Wed Aug 21 14:56:28 MET DST 1996 pmax


  quoting init(8) man page :
    If it is desired to run the system in level 0 mode while multiuser, the
    administrator must build a kernel with the variable securelevel defined
    in the file /sys/arch/compile/MACHINE/param.c and initialize it to -1.

  this is definitively wrong. There is no 'securelevel' variable defined in
  param.c, and the rigth way to do this is to use 'options INSECURE' in the
  kernel config file.  

       man 8 init

       replace the quoted part by a description of 'options INSECURE' in