Re: all modern desktops need systemd, either send patches or life with it (Re: systemd now appears to be only possible init system in testing)
Juliusz Chroboczek <email@example.com> writes:
>> However, you're doing this during boot, so there *are* no active users,
>> since the system hasn't come up far enough to let anyone log in yet. So
>> it makes sense that you don't get a prompt.
> Does that mean that the new pid 1 expects users to be logged in before it
> starts the system?
No, of course not.
The tool that you're using isn't only for use during early boot, and
you're using it in a way that is incorrect for use during early boot. The
solution is to use the tool correctly.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>