From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 10:32:45 IST
On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 12:39:24AM +0100, Lars Hecking mentioned:
> > IRIX has it. (and presumably therefore on all other SysVR4 Unices
> > too).
> The BSDs and related (DU, SunOS4) OTOH don't seem to.
Most likely because they don't have the concept of "Runlevels" ?
The reason it's there is that originally, init was not to be run by users
- just the kernel on boot. So, it was the only way of changing them.
SVr2/3 or something made init a little more personable, but they kept
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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