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lipun4u 09-14-2008 06:33 AM

choose runlevel like boot option
 
In my linux init is the parent process of every process. Can i give an option to choose runlevel after booting(hence not at the GRUB prompt) ???

please don't scold me..becoz this is not my project, homework, etc ...

BobNutfield 09-14-2008 06:55 AM

I am not familiar with Backtrack linux, but on many distros, you an set the runlevel at boot time from /etc/inittab. It is different on Debian based systems, but Backtrack may use the inittab file.

lipun4u 09-14-2008 07:13 AM

How can it bedone in Fedora Core 5 ????

Can anyone give me a good link about this runlevel and init process ???

lwasserm 09-14-2008 10:16 AM

The run level can be changed after boot by issuing either the "init" ot "telinit" command as root. Check the man pages for these commands on your system. On my system I would type for instance

sudo telinit 3

to change to runlevel 3


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