[RE: PROPOSAL: standard run levels (draft 1)]
Sorry, I think we emailed eachother on this one, hitting reply, and I
think both were ment to go to the list.
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> > Runlevel 5 has recently become widely used outside the Linux world to
> > indicate machine shutoff. I guess it should halt if the machine isn't
> > capable of shutting itself off. This would push xdm down into
> > runlevel 4.
> Or shift everything up one?
> 0 single user mode
> 1 multiuser with no remote networking
> 2 normal - full multiuser with networking
> 3 xdm or equivalent
> 4 reserved for local use...
> 5 halt
> 6 reboot
> Looks more logical that way anyhow.. Means several distributions will
> have to change, but someone is going to have to change anyhow. The most
> logical way should be used.
> BTW, Who uses 5 for shutdown? IRIX, Solaris, DEC-UNIX, SCO, BSD, ...
"halt" and "shutdown" isn't the same. At least Solaris and IRIX use
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