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Re: runlevels remodeled

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 04:05:43PM +0300, Timo Aaltonen wrote:

> "Single-user" mode is a fiasco, because in /etc/rcS.d/* there are a number 
> of services that really should not belong there. Examples:
> 	-network
> 	-all disks (including NFS) mounted

Well, I have no strong feelings without the multiuser levels, but
starting NFS in single user mode is a _major_ PITA. I really-really hated
Debian for this when I was administering NFS-using computers.

For example, the Solaris way ("just do enough to be able to launch
/bin/sh, and leave everything else to the admin") is much more useful in


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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