Re: sysvinit-2.60

Andrew E. Mileski (
Tue, 28 May 1996 14:18:55 -0400 (EDT)

> 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
> Ctrl-Alt-Del! Also, "init S" puts me in runlevel 5. "init 1" seems to
> work right, except that I need to do a killall5 afterward, or all my
> daemons hang around.
> Is this weird or what?

It is perfectly NORMAL, as you have not updated your rc scripts,
or inittab. This is actually explained in the docs.

If you'd like some workable SysV scripts, just holler at me.

Andrew E. Mileski Linux Plug-and-Play Project

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