Runlevel definition

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Aug 16 13:37:02 PDT 2000

> I was just wondering how you defined 2 3 4 5. I spent the whole afternoon
> moving an heavily modified proprietary rc (originally based on suse, but
> modified to some very different approach) on my server to the init-style
> we use in the book. I still can't believe i'm done with it. Best thing i
> can see is that i've saved lots of PIDs. Before the change i logged in as
> bash[407] and now i can get bash[116] with having the same stuff running
> like before. It must be magic...

If saving PID's is important to you then you might want to use the ssd
(start-stop-daemon) program instead of doing it manually with the
scripts used by the book.

Gerard Beekmans

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