Single User Mode

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Mar 9 06:06:21 PST 2001

> On my current setup, inittab is set to run the scripts in
> /etc/rc.d/rc1.d, which do very little (load a few modules and the random
> seed - that's about it)  There is no mingetty line (obviously), but nor
> is there anything else to tell the system to run bash, and yet,
> magically, when I go into single user mode, bash happily runs.

There probably are other lines in inittab that tell init to start bash or 
sulogin or something like that when switching to runlevel 1.

Gerard Beekmans

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