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Poettering: The Biggest Myths

Poettering: The Biggest Myths

Posted Jan 29, 2013 10:01 UTC (Tue) by michich (subscriber, #17902)
In reply to: Poettering: The Biggest Myths by dlang
Parent article: Poettering: The Biggest Myths

No, one cannot use inittab in RHEL 6 to spawn any custom services. The RHEL 6 Migration Planning Guide says:

The /etc/inittab file is deprecated, and is now used only for setting up the default runlevel via the initdefault line. Other configuration is done via upstart jobs in the /etc/init directory.
... and then goes on to describe how to setup a custom getty instance using an upstart job.


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