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Old 05-13-2012, 06:36 AM   #1
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Runlevel 4


what is use of the runlevel4 ?
Why it is Not used/User-definable ?
 
Old 05-13-2012, 06:45 AM   #2
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It depends on the distro. Debian derived distros usually make no use of runlevels 3-5, in Slackware runlevel 4 is for the graphical mode and 5 is unused, in Red Hat derived distros it is the other way around. The free runlevels can be customized to start/stop the services you like, of course it can be user-defined.
 
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:49 AM   #3
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hI TobiSGD,

Thanks for your reply.
But as I am new in the linux and have very little experience of redhat and cent Os so I have no idea of other distro
Can I know the some information and use of Slackware
 
Old 05-13-2012, 08:38 AM   #4
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Like TobiSGD said, runlevels do not represent magic numbers. It is a way for the system to operate in a certain state, like single-user, graphic, console etc. It is a de facto standard to use 1 for single user, and 6 for shutdown. But by no means there is something in the kernel or anywhere else that makes this obligatory. Different distros apparently had different preferences. Debian uses 2 for graphical operation (try to figure this out when you are Red Hat educated!) If a runlevel is not used, it is not used.

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Old 05-13-2012, 09:03 AM   #5
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Thanks for sharing this, Most useful for me as well
But please let me know information of Slackware
 
Old 05-13-2012, 12:52 PM   #6
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Google comes before any runlevel:
http://slackware.com/config/init.php

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Old 05-16-2012, 06:04 AM   #7
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Sorry for the delay in response.

http://slackware.com/config/init.php is showing error "No data received"'
Please check and let me know some other link if possible

Waiting for the reply
 
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The website was down, it is working now.
 
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Thanks for this great and valuable information
i really want this only
 
  


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