[Mageia-dev] bug, omission or feature
mrmazda at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 3 19:09:17 CEST 2012
On 2012/06/03 17:46 (GMT+0100) Colin Guthrie composed:
>>> /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").
>> where do I change initial
>> runlevel not for one boot but for a while? With inittab it was easy to
>> change the default runlevel.
> The tools in drak* still let you configure this, so that's the "easy" way.
Not when X is broken.
> For real men (and women), we just change the
> /etc/systemd/system/default.target symlink to point at whatever target
> we want to use by default.
So instead of changing one character in a file that has been standard for
decades, one must figure out the name of the desired target file, then type a
lot so as to get the required symlink.
> For ad-hoc changes you can pass systemd.unit=foo.target on the kernel
> command line
> or just append a runlevel number or the words "single" or
> "failsafe" as before.
Thank God everything that used to make good sense hasn't been replaced by
something more complicated. I've taken to including a digit on every Grub
kernel line quite some time ago.
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