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Old 03-23-2005, 12:12 PM   #1
jalldridge
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What do these boot options do?


Hi guys,

I've been asked to boot into level 3 in MDK 10.1 and was wondering if anybody can explain what the different boot levels mean please? is there a boot 2, 4, 5 etc...

Also is there any difference in typing 'linux 3' and 'linux init 3' after hitting f1 during the splash screen.

NOTE: Due to installation issues I am unable to test the difference as I dont yet have a fully working linux system. However I aam curious to improve my linux knowledge in the interim
 
Old 03-23-2005, 12:18 PM   #2
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I'm not sure about the mandrake load procedures, but ,to get the information on the run levels, check out the file inittab in your /etc. Should give a little blip on run levels, and allow you to choose which is your default (if you want to change this).

Hope this helps,

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