hard to find info about init
john.pugh at canonical.com
Wed Nov 12 02:31:15 UTC 2008
> thank you, tiago.
> what i'm looking for is information, a web
> page or a book or something, that explains how
> the init process is controlled on ubuntu server,
> something akin to classic unix documentation
> about the /etc/inittab file.
> my hope is to read and learn how to
> control the behavior of the init process at
> boot time and also as it runs as a daemon
> the essential question is "what files are
> used to configure the init process?" it's
> surprising how difficult it is to get an
> answer anywhere, given how fundamental init
> is to the operating system.
You may wish to review docs related to upstart as this is used in lieu
of the traditional /sbin/init daemon now.
http://upstart.ubuntu.com/ is the main page and most of the details can
be found on the wiki - http://upstart.ubuntu.com/wiki/
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