From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain itg.ie)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 10:50:48 IST
On Wed, 17 May 2000, John P. Looney wrote:
> > The BSDs and related (DU, SunOS4) OTOH don't seem to.
> Most likely because they don't have the concept of "Runlevels" ?
Sure? (any *BSD afficionados out there?) Digital Unix at least has
runlevels, (though no rc.d/rc?.d/ symlinks dirs afair) and it has a strong
> 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
don't you love it when your OS has a sense of history? :)
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