[Mageia-dev] bug, omission or feature

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 3 18:12:00 CEST 2012

2012/6/3 Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie>:
> 'Twas brillig, and Richard Couture at 03/06/12 12:27 did gyre and gimble:
>> I notice that when, at the end of the installation of MGA2, I select the
>> level of security as HIGH, that I am permitted entry into the system in
>> Linux Single mode without a challenge password, which is a new, and IMHO
>> undesirable, behavior from previous versions.
>> Is this a new feature, or have I stumbled upon a bug?
>> The /etc/inittab does have ~~:S:wait:/sbin/sulogin in it but I can get
>> in without a password... Must be something new in system D
> /etc/inittab is no longer used or read.
> For single user mode now-a-days we boot to rescue.target (this is done
> automatically if you just put a 1 at the end of the kernel command line
> to support "runlevel 1").

Ok, convinced.
But if /etc/inittab is not used any more, where do I change initial
runlevel not for one boot but for a while? With inittab it was easy to
change the default runlevel.


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