Re: runlevels remodeled
On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 05:25:51PM +0200, GOMBAS Gabor wrote:
> 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
You get that behaviour if you boot "emergency" mode instead of single
user. (You can't switch to it from multi-user mode though.)
In my experience emergency mode tends to be more useful than single user.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>