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Re: PROPOSAL: standard run levels (draft 1)

"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@transmeta.com> writes:

> Runlevel 5 has recently become widely used outside the Linux world to
> indicate machine shutoff.  I guess it should halt if the machine isn't
> capable of shutting itself off.  This would push xdm down into
> runlevel 4.

We could create two new standard runlevels:

  runlevel 7: power savings (low power laptop) mode
  runlevel 8: shutoff system (halt and power off if possible)


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