Re: init process in 2.2.19

From: Russell King (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 10:55:58 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 05:30:16PM +0000, Subba Rao wrote:
> I am trying to add a process which is to be managed by init. I have added the
> following entry to /etc/inittab
> SV:2345:respawn:env - PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/bin svscan /service </dev/null 2> dev/console
> After saving, I execute the following command:
> # kill -HUP 1
> This does not start the process I have added. The process that I have added
> only starts when I do:

telinit q tells init to re-read the inittab, as per the telinit man page.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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