intro and grub question

Wes Hegge whegge at
Fri Feb 16 15:18:10 UTC 2007

On 2/16/07, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> Wes Hegge wrote:
> > Also, just to let
> > you know since Ubuntu 6.10 the old "/etc/inittab" file for boot up is
> > gone. Now, Ubuntu uses "Startup", again Google.
> Really?  Google isn't really my friend here.  I _suspect_ it should really
> be "upstart" - at least "startup-tasks" is maintained by the upstart
> developer, and there is no "startup" package.  If so, afaik, upstart is
> not
> intended to be the default until feisty.  I've been using it since early
> edgy development days, though, so I wouldn't know if it had actually made
> it into the default system.
> --
> derek

Sorry, you are correct it is upstart.  Was on my 34th hour up when I wrote

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