Re: an inittab question
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> Subject: Re: an inittab question
>> I've looked at several docs describing init scripts but I haven't found
>> any that tells me whan to use inittab vs rc scripts.
> Inittab entries for a certain runlevel are launched in parallel, while
> rc scripts are run in sequence, which is why you generally have one si
> entry calling a script.
> so you probably want one entry in inittab for system initialisation
> that calls rcS
> doing what you want to do in order
It will execute in order but will not wait for the previous launched program to exit, right?
That's primarily what I'm trying to achieve.
>> I would uses the following inittab (I'm using busybox):
>> ::shutdown:/bin/umount -a -r
>> ::shutdown:/sbin/swapoff -a
> That's just bizzarre, unless busybox init is so divergent from Unix as
> to have turned into a scripting language.