Fabio Fracassi f.fracassi at
Wed Dec 6 15:03:34 PST 2000

On Wednesday 06 December 2000 22:49, you wrote:
> I'm totally puzzled about the LFS bootscripts. Could someone briefly
> explain to me what the different runlevels are used for. The setup seems
> pretty different from my SuSE system.
> I've never actually dealt with sysvinit boot scripts before so excuse me
> if I'm completely off track here but it seems that only the single user
> run level does something useful. And runlevel 6 (isn't that one normally
> used for X?) as well as runlevel 0 shut down.
> Now which scripts are actually started when an LFS system boots up.
> And which are started when I do "telinit x" ?

Most of this has been discussed before. And in sysvinit's documentation.
runlevel 6 is reboot,
runlevel 3 is the standard. (on lfs and Redhat)
I use rl 4 for x.
suse uses 2 multiuser, 3 for multiuser with x-login


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