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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
> practice.

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 <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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