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Re: rawhide report: 20051221 changes - X server removed



On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 14:19 +0100, Florian La Roche wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:14:56PM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 14:06 +0100, Joachim Frieben wrote:
> > 
> > > - kernels  2.6.14-1.1777_FC5 and 2.6.14-1.1777_FC5 do not honour
> > >   the "single" boot option as previous kernels did.
> > 
> > single is not a kernel option rather an initscripts thing..
> 
> But the kernel hands over unknown options then to init, so this
> should still work ok?

The kernel doesn't run init; initrd does.  But it only passes arguments
to it which it finds after an "init=" option.  I'm not actually sure
where init gets its runlevel from currently -- I suspect rc.sysinit
or /etc/rc.d/rc reads /proc/cmdline to figure it out?

Bill knows this part of bootup better...

-- 
  Peter


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