[lfs-dev] systemd vs system V

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 18:42:59 PDT 2014


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:26:46PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>
>> The init program is controlled by the /etc/inittab file and is organized
>> into run levels that can be run by the user:
>>
>>       0 — halt
>>       1 — Single user mode
>>       2 — Multiuser, without networking
>>       3 — Full multiuser mode
>>       4 — User definable
>>       5 — Full multiuser mode with display manager
>>       6 — reboot
>>
>> The usual default run level is 3 or 5.
>>
>   I believe that debian-based sysv desktop distros make run levels 2
> to 5 identical (full multiuser with display manager), although the
> user can customise them to do different things.
>
> https://wiki.debian.org/RunLevel

Right, but the LSB is as above.  There are lots of variations though. 
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Init and 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runlevel.  I went with the LSB spec.

   -- Bruce





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