When I try to boot my linux system using a rescue
disk, login as root, mount my root filesystem,
pivot_root to it and try to execute '/sbin/init', I
get an error that says 'error opening/writing control
channel /dev/initctl'. I understand that /dev/initctl
is a FIFO that used to pass messages to init and the
error message is probably caused by the absence of the
running process on the other end to pick up the
message, but isn't this the feat that an initrd
achieves with no special effort? Am I understanding
this right or is executing init from an interactive
I have tried to find an anwser at several places
on the internet, to no avail. I'd love it if someone
could clarify this for me.
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