From: Justin Mason (jm at domain jmason.org)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 13:23:58 IST
Paul Jakma said:
>On Wed, 17 May 2000, John P. Looney wrote:
> > Well, perhaps recently they've aquired it. But runlevels was one of the
> > things that made RedHat a BSD/SysV hybrid - 4.4 didn't have it, I'm about
> > 95% sure.
> i'm pretty sure runlevels are a generic unix thing. afaik the difference
> between BSD and SySV style is the way the scripts are setup.
if I recall correctly BSD 4.3 didn't have runlevels, it just had /etc/rc
and /etc/rc.local; it must have been added since, or in 4.4 (good on yis
BSD for copying a good idea).
SysV had it since SVR4 at least, it's almost reasonable to say it was
their one good idea. ;)
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