Re: sysvinit-2.60

Marek Michalkiewicz (
Tue, 28 May 1996 21:06:21 +0200 (MET DST)

Andrew C. Esh:
> I upgraded my old Slackware system to sysvinit-2.60, and now shutdown
> sends init a runlevel 6, so get shoved into X every time I try to

Runlevel 6 is now reboot as it should be (System V compatibility).
You have to upgrade the scripts too, not just the binaries. Even
better, get a real distribution - and you will not have to upgrade
things by hand anymore, just install new *.deb or *.rpm packages.
Slackware seems to be dead.

BTW, this is user space problem, nothing to do with the kernel...

(using Debian Linux 1.1 beta)