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3. Boot time control

During the boot process, Linuxconf is used at two places. The first time is at the end of the first boot script (/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit on RedHat systems). The command executed is

/sbin/askrunlevel
. This commands offers a menu to users. This menu has a user defined timeout (defaults to 20 seconds). If no action is taken, the machine boot by itself. Here are the options:

This functionality really help users. Without it, most users have are clue-less about doing the following things

This screen often cause a heavy surprise to new Linuxconf users.

Each operation mode above are associated with the following feature which are user changeable:


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